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Gettysburg Tree with Embedded Artillery Projectiles

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
99
Sold for:
$23,370$19,000

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

Description:

Gettysburg Tree with Embedded Artillery Projectiles, c. late 19th century, a large section of oak tree with two artillery rounds embedded, as well as a fragment of an artillery shell, ht. 55, wd. 11 in.

Provenance: From the collection of the late Peter F. Frazier and M. Prudence Fleck.

Note: In the late 19th century this tree was brought back from Little Round Top in Gettysburg to Grand Army of The Republic Post 89, Beverly, Massachusetts.


Estimate $1,000-1,500

Some light insect damage on bark, overall in good condition.


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, Massachusetts, The Republic Post, Beverly, Grand Army