SOLD! for $1,652.00.
(Note: Prices realized include a buyer's premium.)
- Low Estimate: $350.00
- High Estimate: $450.00
- Realized: $1,652.00
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1st & 2nd items: Pair of hand tinted portrait photographs by the 19th century Nashville photographer Carl Caspar Giers (1828-1877) of his adopted son Otto Burchartz Giers (1858-1940) and adopted daughter Katherine B. "Katie" Giers Shaw (1864-1918). Both housed in carved gilt Aesthetic Movement frames with fruit, scrolling vine, leaf and cornucopia decoration, oval liners and oval mattes. Sight – 12 3/4" H x 9 3/4" W. Framed – 27 3/4" H x 22 3/4" W. Circa 1875. 3rd item: American Gothic Revival carved walnut side chair, shell carved crocketed crest, carved shield splat, carved stiles with turned finials and curved legs, purportedly used in the Giers studio. 45 1/2" H x 17 1/2" W x 16" D. Circa 1870. Provenance: the estate of Sarah Hunter Hicks Green, formerly of Historic Devon Farm, Nashville, Tennessee, descendant of C.C. Giers. CONDITION: 1st & 2nd items: Some toning and foxing to both photographs. Interior of glass with grime. 3rd item. Several repaired breaks to back and repairs to both lower stiles where they join the legs. Metal supports added to the back and to side of stiles.