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Watercolor Memorial for Hannah Gott

Auction:
3121M
Lot:
338
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$1,845$1,500

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3121M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 12, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Watercolor Memorial for Hannah Gott, William Saville, Gloucester, Massachusetts, 1800, the arched brick structure covered with meandering vines enclosing a memorial inscription flanked by urns and architectural base, signed at the bottom "This Monument was drawn for the Relations of the deceased by/William Saville/Gloucester, October 11, 1800," in a black-painted frame with gilt liner, ht. 12 3/4, wd. 10 3/4 in.

Provenance: Christie's, October 19, 1990, Lot 156.

Exhibitions: For the Record: Art and Artifacts of the American Family, Bennington, Museum, Bennington, Vermont, November 1-December 31, 2008.

Note: A very similar memorial for Captain Isaac Harding of Hamilton, Massachusetts, signed and dated Gloucester, August 12, 1801 is shown as K25 in The Edith Gregor Halpert Folk Art Collection published by Terry Dintenfass, 1950.
The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art
Estimate $3,000-5,000


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

Isaac Harding, William Saville, Sybil Kern, Hannah Gott, Bennington, Hamilton, Arts, Bennington, Vermont, Geography of England, Gloucester, Gloucester, Massachusetts, Halpert, Saville, Terry Dintenfass, Visual arts

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