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Jess Blackstone Miniature Carved and Painted American Goldfinch Commemorative Figure

Auction:
2608M
Lot:
757
Sold for:
$504$425

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2608M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 12, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Jess Blackstone Miniature Carved and Painted American Goldfinch Commemorative Figure, New Hampshire, third quarter 20th century, carved wooden bird with scratch-feather surface, mounted on a rock-form base, signed "JB" and inscribed "October 4 1897-1947 Golden Anniversary," on the base, ht. 2 in.

Provenance: Acquired from Jess Blackstone's widow, Edie Blackstone. Jess made this for friends on their 50th wedding anniversary. It was given back to Edie by a member of the family.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

Edie Blackstone, Jess Blackstone, Jess Blackstone Miniature Carved, New Hampshire

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