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PRIVATE COLLECTIONS OF TWO NEW JERSEY FAMILIES

Very Fine and Rare Pair of Tinned Sheet Iron Red-Oak Leaf Sconces, attributed to Nelson Garey (1820-1910), Berlin, Pennsylvania, Circa 1860
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 18,750 USD
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249

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS OF TWO NEW JERSEY FAMILIES

Very Fine and Rare Pair of Tinned Sheet Iron Red-Oak Leaf Sconces, attributed to Nelson Garey (1820-1910), Berlin, Pennsylvania, Circa 1860
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 18,750 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

Important Americana

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New York

Very Fine and Rare Pair of Tinned Sheet Iron Red-Oak Leaf Sconces, attributed to Nelson Garey (1820-1910), Berlin, Pennsylvania, Circa 1860

Provenance

Elise R. Beaven American Antiques, Allendale, New Jersey.

Exhibited

Lincroft, New Jersey, Monmouth Museum, Masterpieces of American Folk Art, September 30-November 29, 1975;
Wintherthur, Delaware, The Winterthur Museum, Beyond Necessity: Art in the Folk Tradition, September 17 - November 16, 1977.

Literature


Monmouth County Historical Association and the Monmouth Museum, Masterpieces of American Folk Art, (Lincroft, NJ: Monmouth Museum, 1975), p. 50 (illustrated);
Kenneth L. Ames, Beyond Necessity: Art in the Folk Tradition, (Winterthur, DE: The Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, 1977), p. 63, fig. 66 (one of the pair).

Catalogue Note

These sconces were made for the Lutheran Church in Berlin, Pennsylvania. A set of six nearly identical sconces are in the collection of Winterthur Museum (see Donald L. Fennimore, Iron at Winterthur, (Winterthur, DE: Henry Francis Du Pont Winterthur Museum; Hanover, NH: Distributed by University Press of New England, 2004), no. 143).

Important Americana

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New York