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Twelve Charles J.A. Wilson Ship Portrait Holiday Cards

Auction:
3023T
Lot:
1519
Sold for:
$185$150

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3023T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 04, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Twelve Charles J.A. Wilson Ship Portrait Holiday Cards, Massachusetts, 1954-63, each card printed with a different etched ship, including "Mayflower," "Boston Pilot Boat America, 1897," "Cutty Sark," "Holly of Boston, 1823," "Red Jacket," "Columbia," "Running Free," "Flying Cloud," "Glousterman," "At Chapman Swedish Training Ship," "Lightning," and "Westward Ho," each with monogram in plate, titled and signed in pencil or pen, the interior mostly signed "Charlie and Flo," often with additional inscription, in original mailing envelopes, ht. 5 1/4, wd. 7 1/4 in.
Estimate $300-500


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

Charles J.A. Wilson, Wilson Ship, Clippers, Clothing, Clyde-built ships, Cutty, Cutty Sark, Cutty-sark, Mayflower, Merchant ships, Plymouth, Massachusetts, Robert Burns, USS Mayflower, Watercraft, Columbia

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