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3167B Boston
November 3, 2018 10:00AMCalender

Watercolor and Pencil Burrell-Pratt Family Record

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3167B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 03, 2018 10:00AM


Watercolor and Pencil Burrell-Pratt Family Record, Weymouth, Massachusetts, c. 1836, the central image of a house and outbuildings with fence, road, man in an overcoat and top hat, and woman on a horse, all within a chain-link frame with name and dates within the links, acorn and oak leaf devices in the corners, in a rosewood veneer frame with gilt liner, ht. 14 3/4, wd. 12 3/8 in. (sight).

Provenance: Northeast Auctions, August 1979.

Exhibitions: Reflections of 19th Century America: Folk Art from the Collection of Sybil B. and Arthur B. Kern, Museum of Our National Heritage, Lexington, Massachusetts, September 9, 1979-June 15, 1980; William Murray and His School, Museum of American Folk Art, New York, December 6, 1990-May 27, 1991; Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, New York, April 1, 1991-May 27, 1991.
Provenance: The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

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William Murray, Arthur B. Kern, Sybil Kern, Albany, Lexington, Weymouth