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Lot 582

Currier & Ives "Pointers" Print 1846

Estimate: $100 - $200

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Nathaniel Currier, United States. Hand-colored lithograph titled "Pointers," depicting four pointers running through a field, 1846. Originally published as a set of four prints consisting of "Fox Hounds," "Setters," and "Stag Hounds," as well as the print offered in this lot.

Provenance: Distinguished Corporate Collection, Ohio.

Literature: Gale Research Company, "Currier & Ives, A Catalogue Raisonne," Volume 2: O-Z (Gale Research Company: Detroit, 1984). Number 5223, page 537.

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: 8 1/2 in x width: 13 in. Margins; top: 5/8 in x bottom: 3/4 in x left: 1/2 in x right: 1/2 in. Sheet; height: 10 in x width: 14 in.

Condition

The print is toned. There is some wear and soiling along the edges. There is evidence of moisture exposure along the bottom edge, most evident along the verso. Some undulation to the sheet along the top edge. There are four pieces of framer's tape affixed to the verso along the top right and left corners. Some light foxing along the verso. No evidence of restoration when viewed under UV light. The print is not framed.

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