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Three Framed Botanical Prints

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
577
Sold for:
$154$125

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2850B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 10, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Three Framed Botanical Prints, 18th century, including Bignonia Capreolata, Clematis Florida, and Quinces, Bignonia inscribed "T.363" u.r. and titled l.c. in the matrix, plate size 16 3/4 x 101/4 in.; Clematis, plate size 16 x 9 1/2 in.; Quinces, drawn, engraved, and hand-colored by Elizabeth Blackwell, plate 137 from Blackwell's A Curious Herbal, published in 1737, inscribed and titled l.c. in the matrix, Goodspeed's Book Shop, Inc., Boston, label affixed to the reverse, plate size 11 1/2 x 7 3/4 in.
Estimate $250-350

Quince has several minor spots of discoloration.


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Bignonia, Elizabeth Blackwell, I

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