A. f. davis pen & ink on silk

Aug 07, 2020. 20:14 UTC
A. F. Davis Pen & Ink on Silk
United States of America


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Print measures 10.5" x 6," In original frame 16" x 10." Has some spots on the silk. I did have it rematted and framed by a conservator when I purchased it. Titled "Pond Side" and is signed by A.F. Davis.



Answered within 2 days
Aug 09, 21:14 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$75 - $125 USD

Insurance Value

$200 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Madge,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
Thanks for the additional information.
Based on the photographs and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

Arthur Fuller Davis (Massachusetts,1863-1953)
"Pond Side"
etching on silk with added pen and ink highlights
signed in the plate lower right; inscribed above left "Published by Fishel, Adler & Schwartz, New York."
There is also a label on the back that was saved from the original framing that reads"JUST Publisher"
Print measures 10 1/2 inches by 6 inches; matted and framed 16 by 10 inches
CONDITION: silk with some spotting. Rematted and reframed in original frame.
PROVENANCE: acquired from a dealer
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

Madge gressley Aug 10, 01:07 UTC

The copy in the upper left-hand corner is:
"Published by Fishel, Adler & Schwartz, New York."
There is also a label on the back that was saved from the original framing that reads"
"JUST Publisher
"Pond Side"
Original Etching
A. F. Davis
Satin Proofs Limited"
I completely forgot about that when I sent the photos.

Madge gressley Aug 12, 19:07 UTC

Hello - Just checking to see if the additional informtion I provided on 8.9.20 has been helpful.

Delia Aug 13, 08:20 UTC

Hi Madge,
On 8/9 I updated the appraisal with the information you sent; there was no change to the value.

Madge gressley Aug 13, 15:54 UTC

Sorry, I just didn't re-read the apprasial. My bad. Thanks so much. You guys do a great job!

Delia Aug 14, 00:09 UTC

Thanks very much Madge, much appreciated! :)

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