FINE AND RARE CARVED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED WOOD BUFFALO INSURANCE COMPANY PLAQUE, NEW YORK STATE, LATE 19TH CENTURY
FINE AND RARE CARVED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED WOOD BUFFALO INSURANCE COMPANY PLAQUE, NEW YORK STATE, LATE 19TH CENTURY
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FINE AND RARE CARVED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED WOOD BUFFALO INSURANCE COMPANY PLAQUE, NEW YORK STATE, LATE 19TH CENTURY

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD

FINE AND RARE CARVED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED WOOD BUFFALO INSURANCE COMPANY PLAQUE, NEW YORK STATE, LATE 19TH CENTURY

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD

Lot Sold:4,750USD

Lot Details

Description

FINE AND RARE CARVED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED WOOD BUFFALO INSURANCE COMPANY PLAQUE, NEW YORK STATE, LATE 19TH CENTURY


depicts several symbols of 19th Century industry, occupation and abundance, including clasped hands, smoking factories and buildings, a locomotive, anvil, plow, scroll, caduceus and a cornucopia.


Diameter 29 ¾ in.

Condition Report

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Cataloguing

Provenance

David Wheatcroft Antiques, Westborough, Massachusetts, September 4, 2007.

Catalogue Note

depicts several symbols of 19th Century industry, occupation and abundance, including clasped hands, smoking factories and buildings, a locomotive, anvil, plow, scroll, caduceus and a cornucopia.

Sculptural Fantasy: The Important American Folk Art Collection of Stephen and Petra Levin
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