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Watercolor of a Courting Couple

Auction:
3278M
Lot:
761
Sold for:
$215$175

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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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