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Lot 583

Currier & Ives "Fruit & Flowers" Print 1870

Estimate: $100 - $200

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Currier and Ives, United States. Hand-colored lithograph titled "Fruit and Flowers: Grapes, Peaches, and Roses," depicting a still life of fruit and flowers in a vase, 1870.

Provenance: Distinguished Corporate Collection, Ohio.

Literature: Gale Research Company, "Currier & Ives, A Catalogue Raisonne," Volume 1: A-N (Gale Research Company: Detroit, 1984). Number 2347, page 237.

Currier and Ives was founded by Nathaniel Currier (American, 1813-1888) in 1835 as "the Grand Central Depot for Cheap and Popular Prints," but changed its name with the addition of James Merritt Ives (American, 1824-1895) in 1857. The company created over 7000 popular lithographs depicting American life until 1907.

Image; height: 11 7/8 in x width: 8 5/8 in. Margins; top: 1 3/4 in x bottom: 1 7/8 in x left: 1 1/2 in x right: 1 1/2 in. Sheet; height: 15 1/2 in x width: 12 in.

Condition

The sheet is toned. There is a small tear along the lower left edge. A few small chips/frits along the edges, mostly contained to the lower edge. Some soiling throughout. Some light wear along the rest of the edges. Soiling to the verso. There are four pieces of tape along the verso along the upper left and right corners. The work is not framed. No signs of restoration when viewed under UV light.

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