Small Framed Reward of Merit with Bird Motif
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2468
- Date / Time :
- August 09, 2009 11:00AM
Small Framed Reward of Merit with Bird Motif, America, 19th century, ink on card depicting a fanciful bird with the inscription "This may certify that James M. Hale is a fine scholar and learns well (signed) Louisa Wells," the reverse inscribed "J.M. Hale, born June 4, 18-5 Given him at the age of 5 or 6 yr. old.," (toning), 3 x 3 in., in a period brass frame.