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Framed Ames Family of Duxbury, Massachusetts, Family Register

Auction:
2494
Lot:
459
Sold for:
$4,444$3,750

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2494
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 07, 2010 11:00AM

Description:

Framed Ames Family of Duxbury, Massachusetts, Family Register, "Presented by Mary D. Ames, Duxbury A.D. 1830," watercolor and ink on paper depicting a sunburst above arched columns flanked by allegorical figures of Plenty and Hope, a nest with a bird feeding its young is depicted over the vital statistics of Elijah Ames (b. 1789, Bridgewater, Massachusetts), his wife Abigail (Ford) Ames (b. 1789, Marshfield, Massachusetts), and their six children, (toning, minor foxing), 24 1/2 x 18 1/2 in. (sight), in a period wood frame with gilt liner.
Estimate $1,800-2,200

Keywords

Massachusetts, Duxbury, Elijah Ames, Mary D. Ames, Bridgewater, Abigail (Ford) Ames, Marshfield, Bridgewater, Massachusetts, Duxbury, Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Massachusetts

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