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3417T Marlborough
August 3, 2020 12:00 PM - August 13, 2020 07:00 PMCalender
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Pair of Peale's Museum Hollow-cut Silhouettes

$313$250
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3417T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 03, 2020 12:00PM

Description:

Pair of Peale's Museum Hollow-cut Silhouettes, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1819, with embossed "PEALES MUSEUM" below an eagle mark beneath the profile, the silhouette of the boy labeled on the back "Ebenezer A. Rockwood, Aug. 26, 1819. Philadelphia Aged 9 yers & 25 days. Charles Wilson Peale" and the girl labeled "Abigail A. Rockwood, Aug. 26, 1819 Philadelphia Aged 10 yrs & 11 months. Charles Wilson Peale," framed ht. 6 in.

Provenance: Edward S. Sawyer, Richmond, Massachusetts, 1975.
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

Edward S. Sawyer, Abigail A. Rockwood, Charles Wilson Peale, Philadelphia, Richmond