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Carved and Polychrome Painted Cupid Circus Bench Side

Auction:
3121M
Lot:
457
Sold for:
$400$325

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

Description:

Carved and Polychrome Painted Cupid Circus Bench Side, 19th century, Cupid within a scroll border holding a stylized bow, ht. 29, wd. 34 in.

Provenance: Judy and Jim Milne, January 29, 1979.
The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art
Estimate $600-800


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, Jim Milne, Judy Milne, Cupid, Horse racing, Oral literature, Sexuality in ancient Rome, Vocal music

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