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Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3121M Marlborough
August 12, 2018 10:00AMCalender

Polychrome Painted Bird and Fish Carving

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


Polychrome Painted Bird and Fish Carving, "Bernier the Lumberman," Saco/Biddeford, Maine, c. 1900, the brown and white bird holding a brown fish in its beak, iron legs mounted in tall brown- and white-painted woman's boots, ht. 7 1/2 in.

Provenance: School House Antiques, Essex, New York, August, 1977.
The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art
Estimate $400-600

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Sybil Kern, Essex