04-14-2010 04-15-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
April 14, 2010 02:00 PMCalender
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Lot of Two Works: Attributed to Alfred T. Ordway (American, 1819-1897) , Home of George Jaffrey (1637-1707) , Outside Portsmouth N.H...

$444$375
Auction: Discovery - 2500 Location: Marlborough Date / Time: April 14, 2010 2:00PM

Description:

Lot of Two Works:

Attributed to Alfred T. Ordway (American, 1819-1897) , Home of George Jaffrey (1637-1707) , Outside Portsmouth N.H., initialed and dated "A.O. 77" l.l., titled on the reverse, oil on artistboard, 10 x 14 in.;
Christine Mosher (American, 20th/21st Century), Primitive-style View with Cow
, signed "CHRISTINE MOSHER" l.l., oil on artistboard, 4 1/4 x 4 1/4 in.; both framed.
Condition: Jaffrey with retouch, Cow not examined out of frame.

N.B. For a brief biography on George Jaffrey, see Charles Knowles Bolton, The Founders: Portraits of Persons Born Abroad who came to the Colonies in North America Before the Year 1701, With an Introduction, Biographical Outlines and Comments on the Portraits, Vol. II, The Boston Athenaeum, 1919, pp. 405-407.

Estimate $100-200

Keywords

George Jaffrey, oil, Alfred T. Ordway, Christine Mosher, Charles Knowles Bolton, The Boston Athenaeum