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E. TN folk art portrait, Timothy Chandler & horn

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E. TN folk art portrait, Timothy Chandler & horn

Lot 0027 Details

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East Tennessee folk art portrait of young boy holding a toy horn, with a small black dog at his feet. Watercolor and pencil on lightly lined paper with writing en verso: "Timothy Chandler born 1820 Boyd's Creek Tennessee." Old, but not original grain painted frame. Condition: minor discoloration, paper has been trimmed on one side to fit into frame. Sight: 8-1/4" W x 15" H, framed: 10-1/4" W x 17" H. Lot is accompanied by a copper toy horn (6-1/2"), by oral history the same horn depicted in the painting. Provenance: the subject, Timothy Chandler (1820-1888), was the son of John Chandler and grandson of Timothy Chandler (founder of Sevierville,TN, owner of Wheatlands Plantation). He is buried in Boyd's Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. Purchased by consignor from descendants of the family. Provenance: Nashville, TN Collection. (2 items)
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E. TN folk art portrait, Timothy Chandler & horn

Estimate $1,800 - $2,200
Jan 22, 2011
Starting Price $900
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0027: E. TN folk art portrait, Timothy Chandler & horn

Sold for $3,200
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Est. $1,800 - $2,200Starting Price $900
Winter Antiques and Fine Art Auction
Sat, Jan 22, 2011 10:00 AM
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Lot 0027 Details

Description
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East Tennessee folk art portrait of young boy holding a toy horn, with a small black dog at his feet. Watercolor and pencil on lightly lined paper with writing en verso: "Timothy Chandler born 1820 Boyd's Creek Tennessee." Old, but not original grain painted frame. Condition: minor discoloration, paper has been trimmed on one side to fit into frame. Sight: 8-1/4" W x 15" H, framed: 10-1/4" W x 17" H. Lot is accompanied by a copper toy horn (6-1/2"), by oral history the same horn depicted in the painting. Provenance: the subject, Timothy Chandler (1820-1888), was the son of John Chandler and grandson of Timothy Chandler (founder of Sevierville,TN, owner of Wheatlands Plantation). He is buried in Boyd's Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. Purchased by consignor from descendants of the family. Provenance: Nashville, TN Collection. (2 items)

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