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Small Bookplate Fraktur

Auction:
2922M
Lot:
423
Sold for:
$5,843$4,750

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2922M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Small Bookplate Fraktur, attributed to David Kulp, the "Brown Leaf Artist" of Deep Run School, Bedminster Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, c. 1810, large red, yellow, and black flower on a yellow and black stem sprouting smaller red, yellow, and black tulips; above a block of text, all in a checkered border, in a black molded frame, ht. 5 3/8, wd. 2 7/8 in. (sight).

Provenance: J. David Miller Collection, Doylestown, Pennsylvania.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Sheet is skillfully mounted in sealed custom mat. It appears to be mounted only at the corners using a three-dimensional mount and the corners do not appear to be attached directly to the mat. There is no obvious damage or evidence or repair.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

David Kulp, J. David Miller, American folk art, Bedminster, Blackletter, Bookplate, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Doylestown, Fraktur, Tulip, Yellow, Bedminster Township

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