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A Metamorphosis

Auction:
2922M
Lot:
182
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

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

Description:

A Metamorphosis, America or England, 18th century, watercolor and ink on paper depicting Adam and Eve, and a lion changing into a griffin, framed, together ht. 4, wd. 3 1/4 in. (each).
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Folds are weak and have associated splits, one repaired with tissue, minor toning.


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

United Kingdom, Adam and Eve, Metamorphosis, Painting, Watercolor painting, Watermedia

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