01-14-2012 01-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2579B Boston
January 14, 2012 10:00 AMCalender
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Mark Catesby (English, 1679?-1749), Four Hand-colored Ornithological Engravings

$533$450
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2579B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 14, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Mark Catesby (English, 1679?-1749),

Four Hand-colored Ornithological Engravings, taken from Seligman's Amsterdam edition of Catesby's Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands, 1772-1781, matted, three sheet size 13 7/8 x 10, one 15 5/8 x 9 3/8 in., sold together with an unattributed late 18th century bookplate engraving depicting an ox and a tree specimen, (5 items total).
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

Mark Catesby, Amsterdam, Bahama Islands