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Paul Breem (American, 19th Century) Sloop Yacht Puritan .

Auction:
2640B
Lot:
130
Sold for:
$1,320$1,100

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2640B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 03, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Paul Breem (American, 19th Century)

Sloop Yacht Puritan. Signed and dated "Paul Breem '98" l.l., titled in pencil on the reverse. Oil on academy board, 6 x 8 3/4 in., in a later molded wood frame. Condition: Very good.

Note: The Puritan was a center-board sloop designed by the Burgess Brothers Company, built by George Lawley and Son, South Boston, and financed by members of Boston's Eastern Yacht Club. She was the winner of the 1885 America's Cup yacht race.
Estimate $300-500


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Paul Breem, Burgess Brothers Company, George Lawley and Son, Boston's Eastern Yacht Club, 2nd millennium, America's Cup, Geography of Massachusetts, George Lawley & Son, Humanities, Puritan

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