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August 9, 2014 10:00 AMCalender

"BATTLESHIP KATE" Composition Trade Figure of a Tattooed Woman

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Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2744MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: August 10, 2014 10:00AM


"BATTLESHIP KATE" Composition Trade Figure of a Tattooed Woman, America, early 20th century, the scantily clad figure, covered throughout her torso and limbs with tattoos of warships, flowers, symbols, animals, and figures, leans on a post with shield-form label giving her name as well as her address, (label with loss including to address),ht. 25 1/2 in.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

minor losses to figure, bottom third of label gone, and with losses to what remains, losses to clothing.

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