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Andrew Clemens Sand Art Bottle with Eagle and Flag

Auction:
2922M
Lot:
747
Sold for:
$81,180$66,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2922M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Andrew Clemens Sand Art Bottle with Eagle and Flag, McGregor, Iowa, c. 1890, worked in multicolored sand depicting an eagle grasping a United States flag on one side and a dove over an arrangement of flowers on the other, printed label on the bottom of the bottle reads: "PICTURED ROCKS SAND/PUT UP BY/A. CLEMENS/DEAF MUTE/McGREGOR, IOWA.," ht. 7 1/8 in.
Estimate $8,000-12,000


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

Clemens Sand, Andrew Clemens, Clemens, Flag of the United States, Iowa, McGregor, McGregor, Iowa, Sand art, United States

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