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Bud & Judy Newman Collection

Fri, Apr 23, 2021 09:00AM EDT
Lot 9

Important NH carved and painted Miss Liberty

Estimate: $100,000 - $150,000

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Important New Hampshire carved and painted Miss Liberty, ca. 1875, standing in a defiant pose with flag and sword raised, her blouse and dress with stamped edges, overall - 33 1/4" h., figure only - 19 1/4" h., base - 10" w. Exhibited Liberties, with Liberty, Museum of American Folk Art. Provenance: originally found in a boathouse in Tuftonboro, New Hampshire; Brent House Peterborough, New Hampshire; Sotheby's Important American Folk Art from the collection of Bernard M. Barenholtz, January 2, 1990, lot 1728; Fred Giampietro Antiques New Haven, Connecticut; Sotheby's The Important American Folk Art Collection of David Teiger, January 20, 2019, lot 1249.