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Shepard Hardware & Co. "Uncle Sam" Mechanical Bank

Auction:
2959M
Lot:
315
Sold for:
$246$200

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Auction:
Discovery - 2959M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 17, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Shepard Hardware & Co. "Uncle Sam" Mechanical Bank, Buffalo, New York, the copper-finished Uncle Sam figure standing on a pedestal with a U.S. marked bag at his feet, lower frieze marked Uncle Sam with an American eagle, ht. 11 1/2 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

United States, American folklore, American studies, Frieze Art Fair, Hypocorisms, Sam, Visual arts

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