Past Imperfect: The Collections of Helen Mary Cavalier Quinn Online Auction

September 17, 2015

LOT 497
The Apotheosis of Benjamin Franklin and George Washington Toile Textile Fragment, England, c.1790
  • The Apotheosis of Benjamin Franklin and George Washington Toile Textile Fragment, England, c.1790

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The Apotheosis of Benjamin Franklin and George Washington Toile Textile Fragment, England, c.1790

copper plate printed in madder red on cotton-linen, depicting Washington driving a chariot drawn by leopards, with allegorical figure of America in plumed headdress and with caduceus, in modern giltwood frame
textile 18.5" x 30.5" — 47 x 77.5 cm.; 21.1" x 33" — 53.5 x 83.8 cm.

Estimate $800-$1,200

Realised: $480
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Department: Decorative Arts
Decorations