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3416T Marlborough
August 3, 2020 12:00 PM - August 12, 2020 07:00 PMCalender

Very Rare Watercolor and Pen and Ink House Blessing Fraktur

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3416T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 03, 2020 12:00PM


Very Rare Watercolor and Pen and Ink House Blessing Fraktur, the Manor Township Artist, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, c. 1822, the central reserve inscribed with a blessing surrounded by birds, tulips, and urns, above a heart dated "1822," (folds, toning, minor losses), 12 x 15 1/4 in., in a period brown-stained frame.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Sheet is laid down on mat board, evidence of rejoined separation along much of horizontal fold and at least the upper portion of the vertical fold, small losses at edges, but no apparent paper restoration or inpainting, paper toned and with scattered spotting.

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