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Framed Pennsylvania Taufschein

Auction:
2431
Lot:
584
Sold for:
$1,007$850

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Framed Pennsylvania Taufschein, Mahanoy Township, Nothumberland County, Pennsylvania, 1836, polychrome painted birth certificate depicting a putto holding a letter and a horn above text flanked by two angels holding lyres, one with a bird and the other with a wreath above two birds eating berries on a tree branch and an eagle with shield, recording the birth of Maria Mesner January 14, 1836, (minor toning and creases), 16 1/2 x 13 1/2 in., in a later burl veneer frame.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

Not laid down.

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Mahanoy Township, Maria Mesner January, Nothumberland County, Pennsylvania

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