Lot 129: 19th C. Carved and Painted Sailing Ship Shadowbox
by Midwest Auction Galleries
December 11, 2013
Oxford, MI, USALive Auction
Description: Depicting a ship and sail boat, both at full sail and having carved wood and polychrome painted decoration, ship having a Grand Union American Flag circa 1776 raised above the stern, with smaller sail boat having sails marked with the number "4", background having a painted ligthouse with birds, housed in a deeply patinaed wood and gilt frame with orignal brass rings for hanging, measures 17.25"H x 25.5"W x 7"D. Condition, having some knicks and abrasions to frame, otherwise good overall.