Important American Furniture, Paintings, Folk Art and Decorative Arts – January 22, 2013 Auction Results

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Lot 39

39: Deacon Robert Peckham (American, 1785-1877) 39: Deacon Robert Peckham (American, 1785-1877) 39: Deacon Robert Peckham (American, 1785-1877) 39: Deacon Robert Peckham (American, 1785-1877) 39: Deacon Robert Peckham (American, 1785-1877) 39: Deacon Robert Peckham (American, 1785-1877) 39: Deacon Robert Peckham (American, 1785-1877) 39: Deacon Robert Peckham (American, 1785-1877) 39: Deacon Robert Peckham (American, 1785-1877)

Deacon Robert Peckham (American, 1785-1877)

Portrait of a Young Child in a White Dress and Red Shoes with Peach and Dog
Circa 1830
Pastel on paper
Retains what appears to be its original giltwood frame and glass.
25 x 20 _ inches

Provenance: A typewritten label on verso reads: "Given to Dorothy by her grandmother, Sarah Dobson Norris 4/1/55";
Leigh Keno American Antiques, New York, 1995;
Jon and Rebecca Zoler, Sotheby's, American Folk Art Collection of Jon & Rebecca Zoler, New York, January 22, 2005, lot 63, cover illustration, (sold for $102,000 including BP)

Estimate: $60,000 - $100,000

It is an honor and pleasure for Keno Auctions to offer for sale the Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Robert Isbell. People collect for a variety of reasons; the Isbells assembled a fabulous Americana collection because of their passion for each piece. Over three decades they sought out the best examples of high quality Colonial American furniture and folk art using the criteria of quality, rarity, condition and provenance as their guide

Condition: Retains its original Gilt-wood frame and glass

Price Realized: $86,800