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American School, 19th Century Portrait of a United States Revenue Cutter

Auction:
3222B
Lot:
298
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

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

Description:

American School, 19th Century

Portrait of a United States Revenue Cutter
Inscibed on the back of image "Presented to Capt. Caleb Carrier, Commanding the U.S. Revenue Cutter Mc Lane By His Most Obedient & Humble Servant John B Meigs, Lieut, U.S. Revunue Service, New-Bedford, 1838."
Watercolor on paper, 12 1/8 x 17 in., in a molded and black-stained frame.
Condition: Minor toning.
Estimate $400-600

The paper has toned . There are some small discolored spots at the top edge of the paper on the reverse. There are very minor stains and abrasions to the paper on the front. There is no evidence of tears, creases, or repairs.


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Keywords

Caleb Carrier, John B Meigs, Boating, Cutter, Water sports, Watercraft, Lieut, United States

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