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    Sale 1956

    Christie's Interiors

    15 - 16 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1238

    A CARVED AND PAINT-DECORATED MERCHANT CAPTAIN GENTLEMAN

    PROBABLY FROM THE WORKSHOP OF SAMUEL ROBB (1851-1928), NEW YORK CITY, LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A CARVED AND PAINT-DECORATED MERCHANT CAPTAIN GENTLEMAN
    PROBABLY FROM THE WORKSHOP OF SAMUEL ROBB (1851-1928), NEW YORK CITY, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    50½in. high (overall), 47in. high (the figure), 15in. wide, 9in. wide


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    The Haffenreffer Collection of Cigar Store Indians, Parke-Bernet Galleries, October 10, 1956, lot 7.


    Literature

    Frederick Fried, Artists in Wood (New York, 1970), p. 238, fig. 229