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"JOIN OR DIE" Glassware

Auction:
2962T
Lot:
1120
Sold for:
$37$30

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2962T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 28, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

"JOIN OR DIE" Glassware, America, 20th century consisting of a mug and a goblet, each with etched "JOIN OR DIE" design adapted from the 1754 cartoon drawn by Benjamin Franklin and first published in 1754 as a call for colonial unity, ht. 4, 5 in., respectively.

Estimate $60-80


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

Academia, American Revolution, Benjamin Franklin, French and Indian War, Join, Join, or Die, Mottos, United States, Visual arts, Woodcuts

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