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Watercolor and Hairwork Memorial

Auction:
2961B
Lot:
509
Sold for:
$461$375

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2961B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 19, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Watercolor and Hairwork Memorial, early 19th century, composed as a central female figure leaning against an urn-topped monument lettered "I MOURN THY VIRTUE LOST TO ME," and with initials and date "RP 76," under willow trees, oval, with pressed metal liner and ebonized frame, overall 4 1/2 x 4 in.
Estimate $400-600


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

Painting, Visual arts, Watercolor painting, Watermedia, Willow

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