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Thirty-star American Flag

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
137
Sold for:
$984$800

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2724M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 03, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Thirty-star American Flag, c. 1848-51, hand-sewn wool bunting American flag with white cotton stars, cotton canvas hoist with rope set in the hoist with eyes on top and bottom, and a strip of cotton tape sewn to the fly end, ht. 10, lg. 18 ft.

Provenance: From the collection of the late Peter F. Frazier and M. Prudence Fleck.
Estimate $1,000-1,200

Overall in very good condition for its age, a few scattered small holes.


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

M. Prudence Fleck, Peter F. Frazier