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A Shoal of Sperm Whale.: Off the Island of Harwaii

Auction:
2468
Lot:
249
Sold for:
$119$100

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2468
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 09, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

A Shoal of Sperm Whale.: Off the Island of Harwaii [sic]: In which the Ships Enterprise Wm. Roach Pocahontas & Hoqual, early 20th century reproduction, after the painting by Thomas Birch from a sketch by C.B. Hulsart, engraved, printed, and colored by J. Hill, published by Hulsart. Identified in inscriptions in the matrix, hand-colored lithograph on paper, sheet size 19 3/4 x 26 5/8 in., in a carved and molded wood frame. Condition: Margins of 1 1/2 in. or more, lower margin trimmed, with loss of remainder of title and text, minor toning and creases.
Estimate $300-500

Eight subtle vertical creases, and several other subtle creases primarily in margins, light moisture stains on margin edges.

Keywords

Island of Harwaii, Thomas Birch, 1 1/2, Megafauna, Sperm Whale

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