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    Abraham Lincoln: Folk Art Painted Violin c. 1865.
    Incredible piece of Lincolniana! A 23" long violin with a beautifully executed painting of President Lincoln on the back. The blue oval measures 3.25" x 4.25", and has twenty one stars, likely representing the number of Union states at the outset of the Civil War. Below Lincoln's image is Lady Liberty, who looks to be weeping, either for the death of President Lincoln or the start of the Civil War that divided the nation. The artist who created this painted was highly skilled as the amazing detail shows. The violin is solid with no damage save for missing the strings and the bridge. One of, if not the best, Lincoln display pieces to appear on the market in sometime.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2019
    2nd Saturday
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