• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2200

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art & Prints

    30 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 16

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    Eider Duck (Plate CCXLVI)
    Fuligula mollissima

    Price Realised  

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    Eider Duck (Plate CCXLVI)
    Fuligula mollissima
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, circa 1835, on J Whatman watermark 1834, trimmed just within the platemark, the colors slightly attenuated, pale light-, mat and time staining, occasional pale foxing and soft scuffs throughout, a few soft scratches at the right sheet edge (with associated ink loss), a few minute paper losses and pale stains in places at the sheet edges, otherwise in good condition, framed
    S. 25 3/8 x 37 3/8 in. (645 x 949 mm.)


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