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Watercolor Mourning Picture for Elizabeth Jewett

Auction:
3158T
Lot:
1035
Sold for:
$246$200

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3158T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 25, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Watercolor Mourning Picture for Elizabeth Jewett, Pownal, Vermont, c. 1816, a blue urn sits atop an inscribed plinth, with a couple dressed in black mourning clothes and a large willow tree, in an early 20th century frame, ht. 13 1/2, wd. 10 in. (sight).

Provenance: Pembroke Antiques, Lee, Massachusetts, February 1977.

Note: Elizabeth Smith Jewett was born in Bennington, Vermont, and married Loan Jewett of Pownal, Vermont, in 1800.
Provenance: The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art.
Estimate $400-600


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

Elizabeth Jewett, Elizabeth Smith Jewett, Sybil Kern, Bennington, Vermont, Geography of the United States, Jewett, New England, Pownal, Pownal, Vermont, Vermont, Bennington, Lee

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