07-20-2017 07-20-2017
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3021M Marlborough
July 20, 2017 10:00AMCalender
16

Carved Oak Eagle-form Podium

$984$800
Auction: Discovery - 3021M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: July 20, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Carved Oak Eagle-form Podium, early 19th century, the spreadwing eagle with carefully carved body and feather details perched on a ball, the back with book support, on a metal base, ht. 28 1/2, wd. 30, dp. 29 in.
Estimate $600-800

bowing to the wings, causing separation to the holder from the wings. There are also splits and separations to the ball at the base and the wing joints, with scuffs and abrasions throughout. The eagle is also standing on what appears to be a serpent, with the front half of the serpent missing


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

Culture, Eagle, Feather, Nationalism