Calligraphic Reward of Merit
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3158T
- Date / Time :
- October 25, 2018 12:00PM
Calligraphic Reward of Merit, America, 1869, depicting a stooped man wearing a swallow tail coat, top hat, and smoking a pipe, inscribed on a scroll "Awarded to/Miss Borden,/Most Improvement/in Writing/June 30, 1869," ht. 17 1/2, wd. 23 1/2 in.
Provenance: Robert Thayer, July 26, 1981.
Exhibitions: Why Not Learn to Write, Museum of American Folk Art, New York, January 29-March 23, 1975.
Provenance: The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art.
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