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American School, 19th Century Shepherdess of Salem.

Auction:
2128
Lot:
7
Sold for:
$1,763$1,500

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Auction:
Sale #2128 - 2128
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
February 24, 2002 10:00AM

Description:

American School, 19th Century

Shepherdess of Salem. Signed and dated "HGE 1840" l.r., titled below, shown flying the house flag of Rogers Brothers of Salem. Mixed media including watercolor and pen and ink on paper, 7 1/2 x 9 1/4 in., in a molded gilt frame. Condition: Scattered stains and foxmarks, overall toning, not examined out of frame.

N.B. The Shepherdess, here rigged as a bark, was built in Medford in 1825 and sailed largely in the India trade to Bombay. The work is accompanied by a letter from the curator at the Peabody Essex Museum detailing further the history of the ship's ownership and voyages.
Estimate $600-800

N. B. The Shepherdess, here rigged as a bark, was built in Medford in 1825 and sailed largely in the India trade to Bombay. The work is accompanied by a letter frame the curator at the Peabody Essex Museum detailing further the history of the ship's ownership and voyages.

Keywords

Bombay, India, American School, curator , Peabody Essex Museum, Mixed media, Barque, Salem, Massachusetts, Witchcraft