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Lot 417    

Engraving of Capt. James Lawrence and Reverse Glass Painted Battle Scene
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
American, 19th century. An engraving of Capt. James Lawrence housed in a brass frame, identified and labeled Late of the United States Navy and an oval reverse painting on glass of wharf building on fire in dark wood frame (scene is unidentified, but likely related to the War of 1812); largest 3 x 3.75 in. (sight).

Provenance:  
From the Estate of Kenneth Erwin, Portland, Michigan


Condition:  
Engraving frame is not attached. Chip in top right reverse glass painting.
Sold: $540.00
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