08-11-201208-11-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner AuctionsMarlborough MA
August 11, 2012 10:00 AMCalender
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Jess Blackstone Bird Tree with Carved and Painted Purple Finch Figures

$2,607$2,200
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2608MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: August 12, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Jess Blackstone Bird Tree with Carved and Painted Purple Finch Figures, New Hampshire, 1958, carved wooden birds with scratch-feather surface, mounted on a branch, further mounted on a wooden base, identified, signed "JB," the male numbered "214," the female "1," and with the notation "DW5813" on the base, ht. 8 5/8 in.

Provenance: Acquired from Jess Blackstone's widow, Edie Blackstone.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Keywords

New Hampshire, Edie Blackstone, Jess Blackstone