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Two Grenfell Carved Soapstone Figures and a Pair of Carved Soapstone Eskimo Bookends

Auction:
3023T
Lot:
1207
Sold for:
$861$700

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3023T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 04, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Two Grenfell Carved Soapstone Figures and a Pair of Carved Soapstone Eskimo Bookends, Grenfell Labrador Industries, Newfoundland and Labrador, 20th century, carved from black soapstone, a dog, a puffin, and a pair of seated Eskimos, the dog and puffin figures with Grenfell labels, ht. to 5 1/2 in.
Estimate $200-300


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

newfoundland and labrador, Atlantic Canada, Behavior, Geology, Labrador, Matter, Newfoundland, Puffin, Soapstone

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