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American School, 19th Century Still Life with Overturned Basket of Peaches

Auction:
2880B
Lot:
549
Sold for:
$492$400

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2880B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 27, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

American School, 19th Century

Still Life with Overturned Basket of Peaches
Signed "S.M Peale 1862" l.l.
Oil on canvas, the basket seen against a backdrop of a column base, English ivy, and grasses, 21x 17 in., unframed.
Condition: Small puncture, repaired punctures, minor inpainting, craquelure.
Estimate $700-900

puncture at right center, about 1/2 in square. several patches to reverse, corresponding with two or three small-medium areas of inpaint to front, including in the top few peaches.


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

Peaches, Basket-with-handle, Conservation and restoration, Craquelure, Pottery

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