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Pennsylvania/German School, 19th Century Illustrated Cuckoo Bird Poem.

Auction:
2337
Lot:
409
Sold for:
$940$800

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2337
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 04, 2006 3:00PM

Description:

Pennsylvania/German School, 19th Century

Illustrated Cuckoo Bird Poem. Unsigned. Watercolor and ink on paper, depicting a bird perched on a leafy branch under a poem inscribed "The cuckoo tells a pleasing taile/ To each resounding grove/And every pleasing note she sounds/Inspires my hart with love," 7 1/2 x 7 3/4 in., in a later oak frame. Condition: Creases, foxing, toning, stains, small losses.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Pennsylvania/German School, Pennsylvania, Book collecting, Watercolor painting

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