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George Washington Memorial Printed Kerchief

Auction:
3022M
Lot:
405
Sold for:
$5,228$4,250

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3022M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 13, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

George Washington Memorial Printed Kerchief, probably England, c. 1800, titled "SACRED/TO THE MEMORY/OF THE LATE GREAT & GOOD/GEORGE WASHINGTON/First President of the Thirteen United/STATES of AMERICA," above a memorial obelisk surrounded by grieving figures of an officer, clergyman, soldier, and an Indian, inside a scroll border with the names of the original states and Kentucky, and memorial inscriptions beyond, all within an S-scroll border, mounted in an oak frame, textile ht. 25, wd. 22 3/4 in.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Minor toning, textile is laid down only at the edges.


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

United Kingdom, Ancient Egyptian architecture, Ancient Egyptian technology, George Washington, Military personnel, Monoliths, Obelisk, Scroll, Sculpture, Visual arts, Washington Monument

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