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Lot 0401
Massachusetts, 17th century
A fascinating bit of history. John Slocum's wife, Eileen Gillespie Slocum traced her lineage back to the Brown family of Providence and that of Miles Standish.

Dimensions

4" (10.2 cm)

Provenance
The John J. Slocum Collection - Newport, RIMr. Slocum (1914-1997) collected most of his antiquities while serving as US cultural attache to Egypt in the 1960s. Later, he served as Assistant to the Director of The Smithsonian, was appointed by President Reagan to the Presidential Cultural Property Advisory Committee, and was a Trustee Emeritus of the Archaeological Institute of America. He was a well-respected scholar/collector, whose medieval crusader coins were sold in a single-owner sale at Sotheby’s, London in 1997.

Condition

Good condition

Starting Bid

$100.00

Buyer's Premium

  • 25%

A Fragment of Miles Standish's House

Estimate $200 - $600Oct 15, 2017
Online Only Auction
Providence, RI 02860
United States
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