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American History in Wood / Architectural Relief Sculpture of George Washington, United States, late 19th century.

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Lot 13
Architectural Relief Sculpture of George Washington,
United States, late 19th century.
Ending from 22 February 2023, 19:00 EST
Skinner Marlborough, Massachusetts

US$4,000 - US$8,000

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Architectural Relief Sculpture of George Washington,

United States, late 19th century.
Stained mahogany architectural fragment carved in high relief to depict U.S. President Washington (1732-99) emerging from a boat beside an allegorical figure of Liberty or Columbia holding a spangled flag, Washington holding a scroll inscribed "Freedom of AMERICA / Goodwill to all" in his left hand, all within pseudo-Baroque maritime scenery that includes gargoyles, a trumpeting cherub, and sea serpent, 152cm wide, 20cm deep, 96cm high (60in wide, 8in deep, 38in high).

Footnotes

Provenance
Skinner, Bolton, Massachusetts.

Literature
Robert and Anne Levine, American History in Wood: The Levine Folk Art Collection, (s.n.: Robert and Anne Levine, 2017), 11.

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