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Austrian School, 19th Century Czernowitz

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
627
Sold for:
$215$175

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2850B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 10, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Austrian School, 19th Century

Czernowitz
Signed indistinctly "G. Schw..." on mat l.r., titled on a presentation plaque.
Gouache on paper, 7 3/4 x 10 1/8 in. (19.6 x 25.7 cm), framed under glass.
Condition: Paper is affixed to hand colored paper mat at four corners with full sheet in view, small tears and creases to paper mat, not examined out of frame.

N.B. Czernowitz is located in what is now Western Ukraine. Until 1775, the city was part of the Principality of Moldavia, then entered a period of renewed growth when it was annexed by the Habsburg Empire that year.
Estimate $300-500


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

Ukraine, Bukovina, Chernivtsi, Divided regions, Habsburg Monarchy, House of Habsburg, Mat, Moldavia, Shtetls, Stool-or-mat

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