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Two Framed Printed Frakturs with Hand-coloring

Auction:
2509
Lot:
628
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 Printed Frakturs with Hand-coloring, Pennsylvania, early 19th century, a Pennsylvania German fraktur by J. Bauman, printed in red and black with central heart surrounded by tulips, birds, and smaller hearts, 12 1/4 x 15; and a fraktur birth certificate dated 1828 by Johann Ritter & Co., with a putto above two angels and birds, cornucopia, and sheaf of grain, sight size 15 1/2 x 12 1/2 in., (both with creases, toning, and foxing, not examined out of frames).
Estimate $600-1,000

Keywords

Johann Ritter & Co., Pennsylvania, Blackletter, Folk art

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