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    Sale 2133

    American Furniture and Decorative Arts including English and Dutch Delft

    23 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 299

    A CARVED, PAINTED AND GILT EAGLE-FORM FIGUREHEAD

    MASSACHUSETTS, LATE 18TH OR EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A CARVED, PAINTED AND GILT EAGLE-FORM FIGUREHEAD
    Massachusetts, Late 18th or Early 19th Century
    61 in. high, 20 in. wide, 36 in. deep


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    Special Notice

    No sales tax is due on the purchase price of this lot if it is picked up or delivered in the State of New York.


    Provenance

    Adele Earnest
    Stewart Gregory
    Purchased from Adele Earnest


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this lot is not exempt from New York State sales tax.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ALVIN E. FRIEDMAN-KIEN FOUNDATION


    Literature

    Adele Earnest, Folk Art in America, A Personal View (Exton, PA 1984), p. 184.