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Mose Tolliver (American, 1919-2006) Japaneel Horse with a French Bird and a Singin' Bird

Auction:
2906T
Lot:
1393
Sold for:
$431$350

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Auction:
Discovery - 2906T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
March 31, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Mose Tolliver (American, 1919-2006)

Japaneel Horse with a French Bird and a Singin' Bird. Signed "MOSE T" l.l., titled and inscribed on the reverse. Oil on board, 24 x 32 1/4 in., unframed. Condition: Stable horizontal cracks to plywood support.

Provenance: Sothebys.amazon.com (Sotheby's, Inc.), Property from the T. Marshall Hahn, Jr. Collections sold to benefit the High Museum of Art.

N.B. A copy of the property certificate from sothebys.amazon.com accompanies the lot.
Estimate $400-600

Inscription on the reverse reads, "JAPANEEL HORSE/WITH A FRENCH BIRD/AND A SINGIN' BIRD./HE GOT A LOT OF/HAIR 'CAUSE ITS/COLD WHERE HE/TRAVELS OVER THERE./YOU AIN'T NEVER SEEN/A HORSE LIKE THERE"


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

Hand, Jar stand, Lion-reclining, Mose Tolliver, Mouth, Plywood, Pool-lake-basin, Quail chick, Stool-or-mat, Taliaferro, Viper

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