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1483

AMERICAN POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED WOODEN EQUINE TACK AND SUPPLIES TRADE SIGN, 19TH CENTURY

Reserves

Estimate:

1,500

to
- 2,500 USD

PROPERTY OFFERED WITHOUT RESERVE

AMERICAN POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED WOODEN EQUINE TACK AND SUPPLIES TRADE SIGN, 19TH CENTURY

AMERICAN POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED WOODEN EQUINE TACK AND SUPPLIES TRADE SIGN, 19TH CENTURY

Estimate:

1,500

to
- 2,500 USD

Lot sold:

3,750

USD

AMERICAN POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED WOODEN EQUINE TACK AND SUPPLIES TRADE SIGN, 19TH CENTURY


inscribed in H.B. BUCKLIN, HARNESSES, TRUNKS, WHIPS, BLANKETS &c. &c.

Height 46 ¼ in. by Width 19 in.


Old, weathered look. Most likely used outside. Craquelure to the painted areas. There are a series of scattered, old nail holes in the upper half of the trade sign. The molded edge frame and the outside frame were possibly added later. There are hammer marks and dents from nailing in the proper lower left corner.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Stephen Score, Boston, Massachusetts.