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

Watercolor and Pen and Ink Birth Fraktur for "Susanna,"

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


Watercolor and Pen and Ink Birth Fraktur for "Susanna," Frederick Kuster, c. 1810-20, designed as a central reserve with squiggle borders, flanked by ceramic pitchers issuing flowers and surmounted by eagles with Union shield-form bodies, all above the lower register with birds flanking a bush, signature of the artist below, (minor fading, some apparent creases or tears), 11 1/2 x 14 1/2 in. (sight), in a period black-painted frame.

Note: Suzanna lived in Derry Township, Columbia County, Pennsylvania.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Numerous repaired paper separations, restoration to paper at upper left corner. Minor toning, scattered spotting.

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Frederick Kuster, Derry Township