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    Spence & Bell Co. Stained Glass Nativity Window Watercolor and Ink Study, Boston, circa 1905-1915
    26-1/2 x 28 inches (sight)

    The highly detailed work depicts a colorful three-window memorial of the Nativity with imagery of the Adoration of the Magi and Shepherds, all set behind the original cardstock window frame overlay ink-stamped Memorial designed and submitted by Spence Bell & Co. Boston Massachusetts.

    Note: The Christian iconography to the roundels and squared plaques may allude this work was intended for an Irish Catholic commission though the work could have been executed as an example of the firm's artistic capabilities.



    Condition Report*: Small nick to paper on second to right center window visible in online images, some slight lifting and warping to mat due to age, some water staining to back of board, presents nicely with still vivid paint colors. Framed without glass, edge wear to original frame.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2020
    4th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 13
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