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Cupid Cutwork Valentine Picture

Auction:
3121M
Lot:
405
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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

Description:

Cupid Cutwork Valentine Picture, probably Pennsylvania, 19th century, Cupid in the center surrounded by a heart and diamond border, rosettes, crossed arrows, leafy vines, and double heart and dove corners, with pencil details, ht. 12, wd. 12 1/4 in.

Provenance: Col. Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Sotheby Parke Bernet, May 9, 1974, Lot 17; Betty Sterling Auction, Randolph, Vermont, August 28, 1981.
The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art
Estimate $500-700

A few very small stains, but no apparent damage or repair.


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

Edgar William, Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Betty Sterling, Sybil Kern, Cupid, Cutwork, Music history, Oral literature, Sexuality in ancient Rome, Visual arts, Randolph

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