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August 3, 2020 12:00 PM - August 12, 2020 07:00 PMCalender

Watercolor Fraktur Birth Announcement for Abraham Hay

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


Watercolor Fraktur Birth Announcement for Abraham Hay, Forks Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, signed "Godfrey Baumgard, 1827," designed as a rectangular reserve flanked by figures in red coats and surmounted by initials within a floral vine and perched birds, and similar vine below, (toning, minor fading, tears and evidence of repair), 12 1/4 x 15 1/4 in., in a period tulip-carved frame.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Sheet has been backed with tissue to secure two vertical separations. The separations have small areas of paper restoration and associated in-painting. Tissue backing also secures scattered short edge splits/tears. Minor discoloration primarily through the vertical center.

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Abraham Hay, Forks Township