03-06-2011 03-06-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2538B Boston
March 6, 2011 11:00 AMCalender

Framed Fraktur Birth Certificate

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2538B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 06, 2011 11:00AM


Framed Fraktur Birth Certificate, Union County, Pennsylvania, 1817, watercolor and ink on paper inscribed with the vital statistics in ink for Samuel Spotts, b. January 24, 1817, son of Peter and Maria (Geyer), White Deer Township, surrounded by eight reserves depicting stylized flowers, leaves, and bowknot and star motifs, sight size 11 1/2 x 15 in., in a mitered pine frame. Condition: Toning, creases, stains, repaired losses, not examined out of frame.
Estimate $200-300


Samuel Spotts, Pennsylvania, Union County, Maria (Geyer), White Deer Township