VERY FINE AND RARE POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED SALESMAN'S SAMPLE SLEIGH, W. HILL, SEBRINGVILLE, ONTARIO, CIRCA 1870
VERY FINE AND RARE POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED SALESMAN'S SAMPLE SLEIGH, W. HILL, SEBRINGVILLE, ONTARIO, CIRCA 1870
VERY FINE AND RARE POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED SALESMAN'S SAMPLE SLEIGH, W. HILL, SEBRINGVILLE, ONTARIO, CIRCA 1870
VERY FINE AND RARE POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED SALESMAN'S SAMPLE SLEIGH, W. HILL, SEBRINGVILLE, ONTARIO, CIRCA 1870
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VERY FINE AND RARE POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED SALESMAN'S SAMPLE SLEIGH, W. HILL, SEBRINGVILLE, ONTARIO, CIRCA 1870

Estimate: 6,000 - 12,000 USD

VERY FINE AND RARE POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED SALESMAN'S SAMPLE SLEIGH, W. HILL, SEBRINGVILLE, ONTARIO, CIRCA 1870

Estimate: 6,000 - 12,000 USD

Lot Sold:13,750USD

Lot Details

Description

VERY FINE AND RARE POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED SALESMAN'S SAMPLE SLEIGH, W. HILL, SEBRINGVILLE, ONTARIO, CIRCA 1870


silver plaque on back inscribed W. Hill Sebringville, Ontario.

Height 19 in. by Length 30 in. by Width 19 in.

Condition Report

In very fine condition with minimal restoration. General wear to painted metal runners. The front with faint craquelure, four-inch hairline crack proper left side, and two small areas of paint loss. Slight wear to paint on curvilinear necks of each goose facing inside of sleigh. Replaced trim on seat cushion. Craquelure to outside left and right sides of sleigh.


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Provenance

Hyland Granby, Hyannis Port, Massachusetts.

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