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Two Oval Bronze Plaques Commemorating Henry Knox and the Siege of Boston

Auction:
3033T
Lot:
1136
Sold for:
$246$200

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Auction:
Sale #3033T - 3033T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 18, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Two Oval Bronze Plaques Commemorating Henry Knox and the Siege of Boston, C.G.B. Knauff, 1913, one with a depiction of Knox styled after the 1806 Gilbert Stuart portrait and titled "HENRY KNOX FATHER OF THE AMERICAN ARTILLERY," the other with a depiction of the hauling artillery from Ticonderoga to Boston during the winter of 1775-76 inscribed "GIFT OF THE SOCIETY OF THE SONS OF THE REVOLUTION IN THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS," ht. 13 1/4, wd. 10 1/2 in.
Estimate $200-300


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Keywords

Ticonderoga, 18th century in the United States, Henry Knox, History of New England, Massachusetts, Siege of Boston