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Fraktur: Birth/Baptismal Record

Auction:
2509
Lot:
622
Sold for:
$1,304$1,100

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Fraktur: Birth/Baptismal Record, late 18th century, unsigned, inscribed for Daniel Gross, 1792, ink and watercolor on laid paper, decorated with a bird and flowers in red, mustard yellow, blue, and brown, 5 1/8 x 3 1/8 in., in a period molded and painted wood frame. Condition: Repaired tear on left side, small hole u.l., toning.
Estimate $800-1,200

The paper tacked to a period paper at the top, the tear is from the top on the left side down about 4 in.

Keywords

Daniel Gross, Blackletter, Painting, Watercolor painting

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