08-14-2011 08-14-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2558M Marlborough
August 14, 2011 10:00AMCalender
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American School, 19th Century Small Portrait of a Boy Opening a Door, with His Tiger Cat Waiting

$2,015$1,700
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2558M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 14, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

American School, 19th Century

Small Portrait of a Boy Opening a Door, with His Tiger Cat Waiting, c. 1850. Unsigned. Oil on canvas applied to panel, 10 1/8 x 8 1/4 in., in a period molded bird's-eye maple frame. Condition: Good, minor flaking to clear varnished surface.

Note: Inscriptions on the original stretcher read, "From Gram Osborn" and "Blundel Strong"; a note on the reverse states that the painting, before changing hands a couple times, was purchased at a Rutland, Vermont, auction in the early 1970s.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

Keywords

American School, Vermont, Rutland, Rutland Railway, Rutland, Vermont