Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

Pen and Ink and Watercolor Calligraphic Penmanship Award

Auction:
3222B
Lot:
108
Sold for:
$492$400

social_share

Inquire

Tabs

About

Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3222B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 02, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Pen and Ink and Watercolor Calligraphic Penmanship Award, Illinois, c. 1858, a pair of facing calligraphic doves above "This Premium/Awarded to/C.C. Keith/for best/Specimen of/Penmanship/Exhibited at Wauconda/nov. 6th 1858/R.H. Trumbull, Teacher" within a rose and vine border, in a mahogany veneer frame, ht. 21 1/2, wd. 15 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600


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

R.H. Trumbull, Calligraphy, Graphology, Human behavior, Human communication, Penmanship, Veneer, Wauconda, Writing

Departments

Specialists