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A Large Noah's Ark with Lift-Off Cover and Large Number

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A Large Noah's Ark with Lift-Off Cover and Large Number

Lot 0513 Details

Description
A Large Noah's Ark with Lift-Off Cover and Large Number of Paired Animals
Likely German, Circa 1840
labeled for retailer The European Toy Warehouse / Proprietor / W.H. Cremer Junr.
Length of Ark 24 1/2 inches.
Note: A near identical example is in the Abby Aldrich  Rockefeller Folk Art Center at Colonial Williamsburg.

Property from the Dean Lower Estate, Lanark, Illinois
Condition
In overall fine and stable condition. Surface wear and scratches consistent with age and use. Two wire reinforcements to early split on bow. Two patch repairs to side of lift top. Significant wear along one lower edge of lift top. Some paint touch-ups. Several animals with minor damage or alteration. Animals possibly associated and not original to ark.
For condition inquiries please contact katiebenedict@hindmanauctions.com.
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A Large Noah's Ark with Lift-Off Cover and Large Number

Estimate $10,000 - $15,000
Oct 01
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0513: A Large Noah's Ark with Lift-Off Cover and Large Number

Sold for $5,500
2 Bids
Est. $10,000 - $15,000Starting Price $5,000
American Furn., Folk & Dec Arts Sess. I Day 2
Fri, Oct 01, 2021 10:00 AM EDT
Buyer's Premium 29%

Lot 0513 Details

Description
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A Large Noah's Ark with Lift-Off Cover and Large Number of Paired Animals
Likely German, Circa 1840
labeled for retailer The European Toy Warehouse / Proprietor / W.H. Cremer Junr.
Length of Ark 24 1/2 inches.
Note: A near identical example is in the Abby Aldrich  Rockefeller Folk Art Center at Colonial Williamsburg.

Property from the Dean Lower Estate, Lanark, Illinois
Condition
...
In overall fine and stable condition. Surface wear and scratches consistent with age and use. Two wire reinforcements to early split on bow. Two patch repairs to side of lift top. Significant wear along one lower edge of lift top. Some paint touch-ups. Several animals with minor damage or alteration. Animals possibly associated and not original to ark.<br>For condition inquiries please contact katiebenedict@hindmanauctions.com.

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