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Two Carved Tramp Art Frames

Auction:
2460
Lot:
428
Sold for:
$237$200

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2460
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 07, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Two Carved Tramp Art Frames, Casper L. Accola, Prairie, Du Lac, Wisconsin, c. 1917, the frames with chip-carved and applied carved devices, one framing a carved plaque with the biblical verse Luke 2:14 in German, translated from the King James bible "Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.," flanked by spire-topped churches, tablets of the ten commandments, doves, and geometric patterns, incised maker's name below, both frames with stippled signature and dates on the reverse, 18 1/4 x 19 1/2, 16 x 18 in.
Estimate $400-600

Minor edge losses, glue repair to on corner.

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Du Lac, Casper L. Accola, Wisconsin

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