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White-painted Federal Fanlight

Auction:
3116M
Lot:
8
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

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Auction:
Discovery - 3116M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
July 19, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

White-painted Federal Fanlight, America, late 18th/early 19th century, demilune wooden frame ornamented with lead spreadwing eagle, rosettes, trefoils, and leafy swags, ht. 16 1/2, wd. 44 1/8 in.

Provenance: Sandra Cutcher, Dover, New Hampshire; Skinner, The Collection of Meryl & Jay Weiss, February 18, 2007, Lot 90.
The James and Pamela Alexander Collection
Estimate $1,000-1,500

old but not original paint to the fanlight, with repairs to a few swags, there is a break to the outer arch, and the interior section is no longer affixed to the medial support


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.

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Jay Weiss, Sandra Cutcher, Archaeological theory, Data collection, Evidence law, Humanities, Museology, Seeds, Terminology, Dover

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