1009
1009

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF RONNIE NEWMAN

Fine and Very Rare Elephant and Giraffe Hooked Rug, New England, circa 1850 
Estimation
8 00012 000
ACCÉDER AU LOT
1009

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF RONNIE NEWMAN

Fine and Very Rare Elephant and Giraffe Hooked Rug, New England, circa 1850 
Estimation
8 00012 000
ACCÉDER AU LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important Americana

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New York

Fine and Very Rare Elephant and Giraffe Hooked Rug, New England, circa 1850 
worked in brown, red, green, beige and white threads on a linen ground, at center an elephant with a red blanket, in the right corner a brown and white giraffe beneath a tree with serpent, and in the left corner a stag beneath a tree with a squirrel eating a nut and a red cardinal; the field with large blossoms. Mounted on a stretcher.
32 by 77 in.
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Provenance

Silver Spring Farms, Ridgefield, Connecticut;
Sotheby’s, New York, The Distinguished Collection of Stewart E. Gregory, January 27, 1979, sale 4209, lot 150;
Judy Lenett, Ridgefield, Connecticut;
Sotheby's, New York, Important American Folk Art, Furniture, and Silver, May 19, 2005, sale 8097, lot 146.

Description

This rug was found in Vermont.

Important Americana

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New York