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Carved and Painted "HARRY MESSER" Ship's Quarterboard

Auction:
3023T
Lot:
1501
Sold for:
$246$200

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

Description:

Carved and Painted "HARRY MESSER" Ship's Quarterboard, Bath, Maine, c. 1880, black-painted board with yellow letters, chamfered edges and foliate-carved ends, (old repaint), lg. 136 1/2, ht. 6 5/8 in.

Note: The schooner Harry Messer was launched in 1880. On December 25, 1908, the ship struck Handkerchief Shoal off Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and sank.
Estimate $400-600


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Keywords

Harry Messer, Chamfer, Goldberg polyhedra, Mathematical notation, Polyhedra

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