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Reverse Painting on Glass of George Washington in a Patriotic Architectural Setting

Auction:
2922M
Lot:
144
Sold for:
$5,228$4,250

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2922M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 14, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Reverse Painting on Glass of George Washington in a Patriotic Architectural Setting, probably China, early 19th century, Washington stands on a plinth in a window through which are seen symbols of American military prowess, under an eagle with "E PLUR-- UNUM." swag and sixteen state names, the plinth on which he stands above a globe, military trophies, and flags, (crack to lower right, losses), 22 3/4 x 18 3/4 in.
Estimate $800-1,200


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

George Washington, Flag, Plinth, Vexillology

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