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Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3293B Boston
September 26, 2019 06:00 PMCalender

Max Kuehne (American, 1880-1968) Trifold Floor Screen with Deer and Flowers

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3293B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 27, 2019 12:00PM


Max Kuehne (American, 1880-1968)

Trifold Floor Screen with Deer and Flowers
Signed "Max Kuehne" l.c. to the right-hand panel.
Gilded and polychrome decorated carved wood including silver leaf on panel, 73 1/2 x 72 in. (186.7 x 182.9 cm), unframed.
Condition: Some oxidization of silver, scattered staining, minor losses to paint, craquelure.

Provenance: Laura Catherine Cooney and Elmer (Tom) Barrows Thomas 3rd, Rockport, Massachusetts, then by family descent.

N.B. The consignors believe the screen was acquired directly from the artist, whom Laura Cooney knew from the Sandy Bay Yacht Club and the Rockport Art Association.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

Scattered surface accretions or grime to u.r. corner, possibly corresponding with pattern in center panel and resulting from rubbing when panels are folded shut, uneven shellac, normal surface wear.

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Elmer Tom Barrows Thomas 3rd, Laura Catherine Cooney, Max Kuehne