Morris rosenfeld 17 x 20 vanitie

May 06, 2021. 16:43 UTC
Morris Rosenfeld 17 x 20 Vanitie
William
United States of America

Category
Photography

Acquired from
Auction House

For sale
No
Description

17 x 20 Black and White Morris Rosenfeld of the 1914 America's cup defender Vanitie. Taken in 1914, stamped on back with two stamps, one Copyright Morris Rosenfeld, N. Y., the other MORRIS ROSENFELD PHOTOGRAPHIC ILLUSTRATOR 116 NASSAU STREET, N. Y. Phone BEekman 3-4970 (all this is inside a rectangle) below this is the stamped number 1357 with a ink - S Note that there is not a raised name in the lower right corner that I've seen on other Vanitie prints.

Provenance

Just know that he had a collection of sailing memerobilia.

Answered within 5 days
May 11, 09:52 UTC
By George

Fair Market Value

$1,500 - $2,500 USD

Insurance Value

$4,000 USD
What does this mean?

Dear William,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry. My sincere apologies for the delay with the apprisal.

The presented object appears to be monochrome photography probably a gelatine silver print with measurements of 20 x 16 inches. The photography shows the ship "Vanitie" the 1914 America's Cup defender and winner. This photography was offered frequently and reached high hammer prices. It has the stamp of the copyright of and his Morris ROSENFELD (1885-1968) and his studio.
Works by this artist were recently offered and sold on the international auction market.
This piece is in good condition and there is no serious damage visible in the images provided.
A fair market estimation would be between 1.500 to 2.500 USD.
This estimate is based on actual recent past recorded auction sales of comparable items. Retail "asking prices" can be higher and may vary.

With kind regards,
George

William murnahan May 18, 14:15 UTC

Thank you. I bid on it because I loved the image and have no plans to sell. But it is nice to know that I got such a good deal. Not bad for $90 USD. Just wish I would of bid on the other three Rosenfeld's that were in the auction.

George May 21, 17:50 UTC

Dear William,

Thank you very much for your email and I am happy that you bid on the right lot at the right time. Have a great weekend!

With kind regards,
George

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