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American School, Late 19th Century Portrait of the Clipper Ship Aldana Rokes

Auction:
3158T
Lot:
1048
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

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

Description:

American School, Late 19th Century

Portrait of the Clipper Ship Aldana Rokes
Unsigned, vessel identified on a pennant and indistinctly on the bow.
Pastel on marble dust paper, 21 1/2 x 27 1/2 in. (sight), in a gilt frame.
Condition: Abrasions and minor loss.

Provenance: Acquired from Judy Milne, November 19, 1977.

Note: Research provided by the consignor indicates that the Aldana Rokes was built in Thomaston, Maine, in 1869.
Provenance: The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art.
Estimate $600-800

There is an area of water staining above and extending into the three masts of the ship, and a water stain along the right edge.


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

Judy Milne, Sybil Kern, Clipper, Thomaston

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