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Currier & Ives, publishers (American, 1857-1907) THE GREAT FIRE AT CHICAGO, OCT.R 8TH 1871.

Auction:
2482
Lot:
490
Sold for:
$21,330$18,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 08, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Currier & Ives, publishers (American, 1857-1907)

THE GREAT FIRE AT CHICAGO, OCT.R 8TH 1871. 1871, (Conningham, 2615). Identified in inscriptions in the matrix. Large folio lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, sheet size 22 x 27 7/8 in., in a molded wood frame with gilt liner. Condition: Margins of 1 5/8 in. or more, toning, moisture stain along lower margin.

Note: This lithograph ranked no. 47 in the original "Best 50," and no. 22 in the "New Best 50" large folio.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

CHICAGO, American art, Currier and Ives, Folio

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