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Early Engraving of Sir Francis Drake

Auction:
2900T
Lot:
1001
Sold for:
$123$100

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2900T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 01, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Early Engraving of Sir Francis Drake, 18th century, on woven paper with visible plate mark, Drake in an oval frame with panoply of arms below on an elaborate pedestal with battle scene, in a molded black and gilt frame, ht. 17 1/4, wd. 11 1/4 in.
Estimate $200-300


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

Francis Drake, Drake, Engraving, Panoply, Personal armour

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