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Attributed to Thomas Willis (Connecticut, 1850-1925) Diorama Portrait of the Yacht Sachem II

Auction:
2880B
Lot:
427
Sold for:
$861$700

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2880B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 27, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Attributed to Thomas Willis (Connecticut, 1850-1925)

Diorama Portrait of the Yacht Sachem II
Monogram signature l.r., inscribed and dated "SACHEM II/Rowe B. Metcalf. 1916" l.l.
Oil and silk applied on canvas, 13 x 17 in., in the likely original shallow shadow box frame.
Condition: Puncture in canvas l.l., loose in frame.
Estimate $700-900


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Thomas Willis, Algonquian peoples, Indigenous peoples of the Northeastern Woodlands, Sachem, Silk

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