Lot 5139
  • 5139

Important Painted Fireboard from the Moses Martin House, Salem, New York, circa 1830

Estimate
60,000 - 80,000 USD
Sold
100,000 USD
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Description

  • Painted Fireboard from the Moses Martin House
  • oil on canvas (originally stretched over a pine board to fit the fireplace opening)

oil on canvas;
depicting an arrangement of fruit on a curly maple table floating on a background of light green concentric rectangles.

Provenance

David Schorsch, Woodbury, Connecticut.

Literature

Frances McQueeney-Jones Mascolo, "Beyond Tradition: A Folk Art Collection in New Hampshire," Antiques & Fine Art, vol. VII, issue 2, Summer/Autumn 2006, p. 135.
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