Premier Fine Art & Antiques Auction
August 29, 2023
Below is just a small portion of the massive selection of high quality art & antiques to be featured in our upcoming August 29th 2023 auction! This auction will span multiple genres of collectibles, including Fine Paintings & Art, Jewelry & Silver, Orientalia, Rare Glass & Lamps, Early & Victorian Furniture, Decoys, Carvings, Coin-Op, & MORE!
ANTIQUE CARVED EAGLE ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN HALEY BELLAMY OF KITTERY POINT, MAINE “REMEMBER THE MAINE”
Circa late 19th, early 20th century. The carved and painted figural eagle plaque with a banner and left facing figure has an off-color white painted surface highlighted in red and blue, the banner reads “Remember the Maine”. The Maine was a famous battleship that was destroyed in the late 19th century off the coast of Cuba and persipitated in the short-lived Spanish-American War. Originally sold at auction in the 1970s, when at that time belonged to Marius Peladeau; the curator of the renowned Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland, Maine.
SIZE: The eagle is approx. 26 1/2″ w. From the bottom of the eagle to the top of the banner is approx. 8″ h