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Group of Mid-19th Century Mostly Paper Lace or Embossed Colored Lithograph Valentines

Auction:
2334
Lot:
41
Sold for:
$323$275

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Auction:
Discovery - 2334
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
October 19, 2006 5:00PM

Description:

Group of Mid-19th Century Mostly Paper Lace or Embossed Colored Lithograph Valentines, including one paper lace fold-out revealing a proposal through a window, two embossed, three embossed and scrap-mounted, two small Dresden and scrap-mounted paper lace valentines with couples in cameos backed with silk or net and opening to printed love messages, a scrap-mounted hand written love token, and an embossed red ink bordered valentine with printed message: "Wanted, a Sweet" and in hand below: "kiss", with associated envelope, (general imperfections: tears, stains, toned), 11 pieces total.
Provenance: Ex-collection John Darcy Noble.
Estimate $150-200

Keywords

Dresden, John Darcy Noble, Embossing, Lace, Love, Paper Lace, Valentines, Valentine's Day

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