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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3167B Boston
November 3, 2018 10:00AMCalender

Needlework Memorial Picture

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


Needlework Memorial Picture, probably Gardiner, Maine, c. 1821, the large monument with urn and two women inscribed "Sacred/TO THE MEMORY OF/Miss Harriet Bradstreet./WHO DIED MARCH 5, 1820, AGED 22./AND/Andrew Bradstreet/WHO DIED SEPT. 26, 1821, AGED 4 YEAS," with willow trees, a building, and sailing ship in the background, flowers in the foreground, ht. 17, wd. 21 in.

Provenance: Grace & Elliot Snyder; Donna Fields Small collection.

Note: Genealogical sources document Harriet Bradstreet and Andrew Bradstreet as residing in Gardiner, Maine.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

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Harriet Bradstreet, Elliot Snyder, Andrew Bradstreet