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Carved and Painted Wood Figure of a Black-throated Green Warbler

Auction:
2855B
Lot:
175
Sold for:
$492$400

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2855B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 25, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Carved and Painted Wood Figure of a Black-throated Green Warbler, Jess Blackstone (Peterborough, New Hampshire, 1909-1988), scratch-carved feathers on a green and yellow body, white breast, wings with russet highlights, mounted on a rock-form base, titled "BLACK THROATED/GREEN WARBLER," numbered "44," and signed with "JB" monogram on underside of base, ht. 2 5/8 in.
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

Jess Blackstone, Black-throated green warbler, New World warbler, Setophaga

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