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Two Watercolor and Fabric Tradesman Images

Auction:
2880B
Lot:
55
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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2880B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 27, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Two Watercolor and Fabric Tradesman Images, Europe, 17th century, one illustrating a blacksmith at a forge with bellows and tools, the other a laborer holding a bag and crop; the clothing on each figure composed of swatches of silk cloth applied to the back of each drawing visible through cut out windows, ht. to 6 1/4, wd. to 4 1/2 in.
Estimate $100-150


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

Bellows, Fireplaces, Forge, Garment industry, Laborer, Silk, Textile, Tools

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