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Lot 77 : AMERICAN PRIMITIVE, 19th c.

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Abigail Elizabeth Avery, East Charlemont, Buckland, Massachusetts
half portrait of girl seated among swags of drapery, holding her cat
o/c, 32 by 26 in.; poss. original grain-painted, ebonized frame 42 by 36 in.
History of Buckland, Kendrick Kellogg
Collection of G.W. Samaha
Blacklights fine; in excellent condition; some remnants of old shellac visible in background around head.
Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
Realized: $35,000 - Excluding Buyer's Premium

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