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2669M Marlborough
August 11, 2013 10:00 AMCalender

Architectural Finial from the Meeting House Hill Area in Dorchester, Massachusetts

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2669M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 11, 2013 10:00AM


Architectural Finial from the Meeting House Hill Area in Dorchester, Massachusetts, 18th century, white-painted turned wood finial, total lg. 12 3/4 in.

Provenance: Purchased from Roger Bacon in 1968.

Literature: Illustrated in The Impecunious Collector's Guide to American Antiques, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1975, fig. 123.

Exhibitions: The Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire, New England Meeting House and Church: 1630-1850, c. 1979, and illustrated in the catalog with the same title, fig. 80.

Estimate $300-500

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New England Meeting House, Dorchester, Massachusetts, Roger Bacon, The Impecunious Collector, John T. Kirk, New Hampshire, Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester