Lot 5: Green and Yellow Painted Half Hull Model

Keno Auctions

January 22, 2013
New York, NY, US

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Description: American, circa 1843
With Painted Inscription: "Plymouth, 1843"
H. 11 in.; L. 56 in.

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

James (1912-1999) and Kathryn Abbe shared a passion for photography, each with well-established careers in the profession, as well as a love for art and antiques. They liked the juxtaposition of one object with another and the myriad effects of light. Each had a great eye that came in handy when they worked as a team. James Abbe was a well-known dealer in folk art and other quality Americana for many years and was known for his excellent taste. Kathryn, an identical twin and the author of several wonderful books, has lived a storied life as a photographer.
Condition Report: Some losses to paint.
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