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Reverse-Painted Insurance Trade Sign with Liberty and Flag,

on glass showing a seated Liberty holding a shield bearing a stag and a polychrome flag with spread-winged eagle, reading National Fire Insurance Co. of Hartford. In a period, and likely original varnished golden oak frame with gilt and gesso fillet liner. Late 19th century; 28" x 20" (w/o frame); 35" x 27" (w/frame).

Condition:Wear to varnish on frame and losses to gesso on fillet liner.

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$863
10/07/2005

 

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