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Two Oval Bronze Henry Knox Plaques

Auction:
3303T
Lot:
1688
Sold for:
$400$325

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3303T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 29, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Two Oval Bronze Henry Knox Plaques, early 20th century, one with a profile view of Knox below a spreadwing eagle, with inscription "HENRY KNOX/FATHER OF THE/AMERICAN ARTILLERY," foundry mark "C.G.G. KNAUFF 1913"; the other depicting the transportation of the artillery from Ticonderoga to Dorchester Heights during the winter of 1775-1776, reading "GIFT OF THE SOCIETY OF THE SONS/OF THE REVOLUTION IN THE/COMMONWEALTH OF/MASSACHUSETTS," ht. 13, wd. 10 1/2 in.
Estimate $200-300


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Keywords

Henry, OF/MASSACHUSETTS, Henry Knox, Massachusetts, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, Dorchester Heights

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