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Watercolor and Ink Abidan Sanborn-Rebekah Coffin Family Record

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


Watercolor and Ink Abidan Sanborn-Rebekah Coffin Family Record, Moses Connor, Boscawen, New Hampshire, 1829, the sheet decorated with two facing birds above the record with names and dates inscribed in brown and blue ink, the reverse inscribed "Boscawen June 22, 1829. By M. Connor of Hennicker," in a molded red-painted frame, ht. 11 1/2, wd. 8 3/8 in. (sight).

Provenance: Hank and Dorothy Ford; Joan Brownstein, December 6, 2009.

Literature: Robert M. Doty, By Good Hands: New Hampshire Folk Art (University Press of New England, 1989), p. 33.

Exhibitions: By Good Hands: New Hampshire Folk Art, Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire, June 23, 1989-May 20, 1990.
Provenance: The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

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Dorothy Ford, Hank Ford, Robert M. Doty, Sybil Kern, Joan Brownstein, M. Connor, Manchester