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American School, 19th Century BARQUE NAVESINK PASSING THE BURNING WRECK ARIANNI .

Auction:
2640B
Lot:
154
Sold for:
$480$400

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2640B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 03, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

American School, 19th Century

BARQUE NAVESINK PASSING THE BURNING WRECK ARIANNI. Unsigned, titled below, vessel identified on trailboard and in title. Oil, watercolor, gouache, and pencil on paper, 22 1/4 x 28 in., in a period molded mahogany frame with gilt liner. Condition: Toning, stains, puncture u.c.

Note: The bark Navesink was built by Miller (or Melvill) & Barstow & Co. in Newcastle, Maine, in 1866.
Estimate $800-1,200

The paper is not laid down, there are a few vertical brownish streaks from the acid of the wood backing and also causing the overall toning, the puncture u.c. is a very small hole and there is a light bleached area around it..


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

American School, Maine, Newcastle, Miller (or Melvill) & Barstow & Co.

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