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Watercolor Amos Tyler Mourning Picture

Auction:
3121M
Lot:
340
Sold for:
$22,140$18,000

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

Description:

Watercolor Amos Tyler Mourning Picture, probably Palmer, Massachusetts, c. 1829, the central urn on an inscribed plinth with woman in a black gown beside, with a willow tree and a church in the background, ht. 7 1/4, wd. 9 in.

Note: Genealogical sources document an Amos Tyler being born August 14, 1791, in Warren, Massachusetts, and dying January 15, 1829, in Palmer, Massachusetts.
The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art
Estimate $2,500-3,500

There is a closed 3/4 in. tear at the top edge near the upper right corner, and a closed 1/4 in. tear in the right edge near the upper right corner.


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

Sybil Kern, Geography of Massachusetts, Palmer, Warren

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