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Cutwork Picture of a Lyre

Auction:
3158T
Lot:
1019
Sold for:
$431$350

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3158T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 25, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Cutwork Picture of a Lyre, Pennsylvania, c. 1860, the lyre below a pair of lovebirds, surrounded by meandering vines and flowers, in a pine frame, ht. 13 1/2, wd. 9 1/2 in. (sight).

Provenance: Adirondack Memories at Woodstock, Vermont, Flea Market, July 28, 1979.

Exhibitions: Reflections of 19th Century America: Folk Art from the Collection of Sybil B. and Arthur B. Kern, Museum of Our National Heritage, Lexington, Massachusetts, September 19, 1979-June 15, 1980.
Provenance: The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art.
Estimate $250-350


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

Arthur B. Kern, Sybil Kern, Arts, Cutwork, Embroidery, Needle lace, Singing, Sybil, Lexington, Woodstock

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