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Two Framed Pennsylvania German Printed Frakturs

Auction:
2509
Lot:
627
Sold for:
$356$300

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

Description:

Two Framed Pennsylvania German Printed Frakturs, late 18th/early 19th century, a birth and baptism record dated 1797, printed by John S. Wiestling, Harrisburg, with hand-colored accents, with central text surrounded by an eagle with shield, angels, cherubs, and fruit, 16 x 13; and a birth record dated 1833, printed by G.C. Peters, Harrisburg, with central inscriptions surrounded by an American eagle, angels, birds perched on branches, and baskets of flowers, sight size 15 1/2 x 12 1/2 in., (both with creases, tears, toning, one with stains, not examined out of frames).
Estimate $600-1,000

Keywords

Harrisburg, John S. Wiestling, CHERUBS, Hebrew Bible

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