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Two Framed Pennsylvania German Frakturs

Auction:
2509
Lot:
626
Sold for:
$1,185$1,000

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

Description:

Two Framed Pennsylvania German Frakturs, late 18th/early 19th century, a printed birth record fraktur accented with watercolor, dated 1766 with central text surrounded on three sides with stylized flowers and birds, sight size 12 5/8 x 15 3/8; and a fraktur dated 1801, with printed central heart with inscriptions, surrounded with hand-painted birds, sunburst, crown, tulips, and vines issuing from an urn, sight size 12 1/2 x 15 1/2 in., (both with creases, toning, foxing, not examined out of frames).
Estimate $800-1,200

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Blackletter, Folk art

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