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March 4, 2017 10:00 AMCalender

Carved and Painted Wooden Full-body Sperm Whale

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Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2985BLocation: BostonDate / Time: March 04, 2017 10:00AM


Carved and Painted Wooden Full-body Sperm Whale, Clark G. Voorhees, Jr. (1911-1980),Old Lyme, Connecticut, and Weston, Vermont, third quarter 20th century, mounted on a custom stand, the stand signed with impressed "C.VOORHEES," ht. 6 1/2, lg. 18 1/8 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

A few surface blemishes, one tail fluke chipped.

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Clark G. Voorhees , Jr., Weston