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    Sale 1959

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Prints And Decoys

    17 - 18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 254

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    Plumed Partridge and Thick-legged Partridge (Plate CCCCXXIII)
    Perdix plumifera and Perdix neoxenus

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    Plumed Partridge and Thick-legged Partridge (Plate CCCCXXIII)
    Perdix plumifera and Perdix neoxenus
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, 1838, on J Whatman watermark 1838, with full margins, pale light-, mat and time staining, minor surface soiling, a few foxmarks, patches of discoloration in places (primarily in the margins), glue remains and short tears along the upper sheet edge, occasional nicks and slight paper loss in places along the sheet edges, otherwise in good condition, framed
    P. 12¾ x 21½ in. (324 x 546 mm.)
    S. 25¾ x 38¼ in. (654 x 972 mm.)


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    This lot is offered without reserve.