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Pair of Oak USS Constitution Bookends

Auction:
3191T
Lot:
1009
Sold for:
$615$500

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3191T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 12, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Pair of Oak USS Constitution Bookends, America, 1927, the bookends in the form of large vessel mooring cleats, one with brass plaque reading in part "THIS MATERIAL WAS TAKEN FROM THE ORIGINAL HULL OF THE U.S. FRIGATE CONSTITUTION," (wood imperfections and scarring), ht. 7 1/2, wd. 4, dp. 6 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500


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

Bookends, Mooring, Music industry, Paul Simon, USS Constitution, Vocal music

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