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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3278M Marlborough
August 11, 2019 10:00 AMCalender
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Watercolor of a Courting Couple

$215$175
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3278M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 12, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Watercolor of a Courting Couple, probably Massachusetts, early 19th century, inscribed on the reverse "Presented to Abigail Hartt/by/Miss Mary Ann Skinner," 6 1/2 x 5 3/4 in., in a molded giltwood frame.

Note: According to written notes affixed to the reverse, Abigail Beals Hartt (b. November 17, 1809) was the youngest daughter of Edmund Hartt, constructor of the frigate Boston (which later became the Constitution).
Estimate $300-500


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