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Americana Collection of Pat & Rich Garthoeffner

Sat, Jan 14, 2023 11:00AM EST
Lot 73

Important Velvet Fruit & Vegetable Collection

Estimate: $18,000 - $25,000

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Impressive collection of velvet fruit and vegetables in a period wire basket. Also included is a velvet butterfly, velvet two-faced moon and a velvet cat with glass eyes. Carefully culled over 40 years, this is a singular and stunning presentation of fifty four superb examples. American, circa 1850-1900. Condition: Excellent condition. H 7-1/2" W 18" D 14-1/4". Copy and paste link for high-res images: https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fo/53l59e3xq0ck999ctr0dc/h?dl=0&rlkey=nirct10tbxnx4n3zzfrqm3ipv