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Lot 28 : ANTONIO JACOBSEN (American, 1850-1921)

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ANTONIO JACOBSEN (American, 1850-1921)
Mabel E. Bryson, schooner (built 1901, Biddeford, Maine)
sgn. and dated l.r. A. JACOBSEN 1912/ 31 PALISADE AV. WEST HOBOKEN NJ
o/b, 22 by 36 in.; original gilt frame 30 by 42 in.;
Scattered inpaint in sky and behind sales. Boat ok.
along with
BRYSON PAPERWORK: William Cabot's 1916 fishing partnership agreement; 1918 framed fishing license sgn. by the future president Herbert Hoover, U.S. Food Administrator; and book, "Mostly About the Cabots, A Genealogy" by Ellsworth Cabot in which the Bryson is pictured on pg. 32 -"Although father continued to work for Chesbro, commercial fishing seemed to offer some outlet for a yen to share in the profits of the Catch. Accordingly, he invested in the Charlotte J. Kingsland.... Business was fine. He thought another boat would be a good investment. $4,000 landed him in control of the Mabel E. Bryson, a 63 footer....the Bryson always was successful. "

Estimate: $5,000 - $8,000
Realized: $7,500 - Excluding Buyer's Premium

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