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Ferdinand VI, King of Spain (1713-1759) Signed Grant of Nobility for Don Manuel Cantero, 3 September 1753.

Auction:
3245T
Lot:
1095
Sold for:
$1,107$900

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3245T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 08, 2019 12:00PM

Description:

Ferdinand VI, King of Spain (1713-1759) Signed Grant of Nobility for Don Manuel Cantero, 3 September 1753. Small folio illuminated manuscript on parchment, with full-page hand-painted and colored coat of arms, elaborate half-page scrollwork compartment surrounding the royal seal on the first leaf of text, and four illuminated initials in colors, and two smaller two-line initials in gold with miniature embellishments, text in a fine hand, black, red, and gold ink, within red rules, signed by the Spanish King, with numerous other additions, annotations and other notes and signatures at the foot, and on the following five pages; sixteen parchment leaves, the first two interleaved with scarlet silk pages, bound in full contemporary red velvet, with marbled endleaves, binding intact, corners rubbed, lacking original green silk ties, 12 x 8 1/4 in.

Don Manuel Cantero lived in the town of La Puebla de Montalbán in Toledo, Spain.
Estimate $600-800


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Keywords

Don Manuel Cantero, Academic disciplines, Book arts, Book design, Books, Cantero, Gilding, Illuminated manuscript, Parchment, Textual scholarship, Western art, La Puebla, Puebla, Toledo, Spain

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