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Attributed to Vivian Milner Akers (Maine, 1886-1966) Portrait of Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Earl Warren (1891–1974).

Auction:
2509
Lot:
1156
Sold for:
$237$200

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Attributed to Vivian Milner Akers (Maine, 1886-1966)

Portrait of Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Earl Warren (1891–1974). Unsigned, the subject identified in the gilt carved wooden lettering in the frame surrounding the portrait "THE HON. EARL WARREN/GOV. OF CALIFORNIA/CHIEF JUSTICE UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT." Oil on panel, 7 1/4 x 7 1/4, overall 26 x 31 1/2 in., housed in a freestanding frame with two hinged doors carved with the seal of the Supreme Court of the United States, and the California state seal, mounted on a paneled surface with scroll-carved valance draped with blue curtains. Condition: Scratch c.r.
Estimate $400-600

A fairly unobtrusive 2 1/2 in. scratch goes through part of right-facing cheek and ear, the rod is missing to hang the curtains.

Keywords

Supreme Court, Earl Warren, Vivian Milner Akers, Maine, Chief Justice, UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT, United States

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