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Mourning Picture, Watercolor & Pinprick, Schoolgirl
Bradford, Massachusetts
Watercolor, pen, and ink on paper
“Inscribed to the memory of Mr. B. [Bezaleel] Carleton,
who obd. Nov 5, 1771 – AE39 – The day of the Lord
Cumeth [sic] as a thief in the night”.


Mourning Picture, Watercolor & Pinprick, Schoolgirl
Bradford, Massachusetts
Watercolor, pen, and ink on paper, entire view

Carleton was drowned in the Merrimack River, he lived in Ward Hill, part of Bradford.
By decent in family…” this memorial was done by a granddaughter at Bradford
Academy”. The foliage on trees flanking mourner at tomb are pinpricked to look like
needlework. Good color, minor foxing and two short tears that do not distract, displays
well. The work is mounted within a Perry Hopf frame; not examined out of frame.
(Frame: 11.5" x 13.5"; view: 8" x 10")

$2,300.00

1210-22




Title: Mourning Picture, Watercolor on Velvet, Foster Family
Date/Period: 1815


Mourning Picture, Watercolor on Velvet, Foster Family, entire view

Measurement: Frame: 18.75" x 13.75"; view: 16.5" x 11.5"

Material: Watercolor on velvet, mounted in oak frame

Condition: Toning and foxing

Additional Information: To the memory of Joseph Foster who died Nov. 1815 / Age 46
yrs. – Joseph Foster Jr. died December 8th 1815 / Age 21 yrs. Added in 1855: Lucy
Foster Webster died [illegible] _ _ _ 1855 / Age 80 years.

$495.00

984-26


Mourning Picture, Watercolor on Velvet, Foster Family, detail view 1

Mourning Picture, Watercolor on Velvet, Foster Family, detail view 2

Mourning Picture, Watercolor on Velvet, Foster Family, back view



Title: Friederich Kuester, Presentation Fraktur, The Ape, Very Rare Depiction –
the Devil, Central Pennsylvania. Provenance, EX David Wheatcroft
Ein affe…a monkey
Date/Period: Early 19th Century - SOLD


Friederich Kuester, Presentation Fraktur, The Ape, Very Rare Depiction – the Devil, Central Pennsylvania. Provenance, EX David Wheatcroft, entire view

Measurement: Frame: 5.25" x 6.125"; view: 3.25" x 4.125"

Material: Pen, ink, and watercolor on paper

Condition: Good, typical toning, scattered minor staining

Additional Information: Presentation piece of some kind made to be presented as
school prize or gift in the form of a bookmark. Mounted within a period walnut frame in
old black paint; archival mounted.

SOLD

843-329


Friederich Kuester, Presentation Fraktur, The Ape, Very Rare Depiction – the Devil, Central Pennsylvania. Provenance, EX David Wheatcroft, sans frame view

Friederich Kuester, Presentation Fraktur, The Ape, Very Rare Depiction – the Devil, Central Pennsylvania. Provenance, EX David Wheatcroft, back view



Antique Fraktur, Scarce Woodblock Printed and Watercolor Form, Baptism, 1825
Anonymous


Antique Fraktur, Scarce Woodblock Printed and Watercolor Form, Baptism, 1825
Anonymous, entire view

(Excellent condition, mounted within a modern frame; frame: 11" x 9"; view: 9.5" x 7.5")


Antique Fraktur, Scarce Woodblock Printed and Watercolor Form, Baptism, 1825
Anonymous, detail view 1

Antique Fraktur, Scarce Woodblock Printed and Watercolor Form, Baptism, 1825
Anonymous, detail view 1

Antique Fraktur, Scarce Woodblock Printed and Watercolor Form, Baptism, 1825
Anonymous, detail view 1

Antique Fraktur, Scarce Woodblock Printed and Watercolor Form, Baptism, 1825
Anonymous, back view

$575.00

1277-22




Cutwork, Watercolor and Calligraphy Memorial, Mourning Picture by E. Blackman
Circa 1840’s


Antique Cutwork Watercolor and Calligraphy Memorial, E. Blackman, Circa 1840's, close up view

Neatly compartmentalized rectangular cutwork picture featuring a central monument inscribed in ink “Stephen Anson. Son of Oliver W. & Lucinda Crocker Born April 29 A.D. 1841 Died June 3 A.D. 1842. This lovely babe so young and fair called home by early doom just came to show how sweet a flower in paradise could bloom”. Central motif features a willow tree, bird and a mourning woman leaning on an anchor. The border is outstanding; featuring cutwork cemetery, gravestones, crosses, and tomb-like corner blocks. Bottom right signed in pen “By E. Blackman”. The work is mounted within an early wood frame in gold and black.
(Frame: 22.5 by 20”, sight-size: 15 by 13.25”)

$3,950

1194-1


Antique Cutwork Watercolor and Calligraphy Memorial, E. Blackman, Circa 1840's, entire view
Antique Cutwork Watercolor and Calligraphy Memorial, E. Blackman, Circa 1840's, mourner detail
Antique Cutwork Watercolor and Calligraphy Memorial, E. Blackman, Circa 1840's, memorial detail
Antique Cutwork Watercolor and Calligraphy Memorial, E. Blackman, Circa 1840's, cutwork graves detail
Antique Cutwork Watercolor and Calligraphy Memorial, E. Blackman, Circa 1840's, signature detail



Reward of Merit, Mrs. Bazeley’s Academy, Water Colored, Printed and Penmanship Schenectady, New York… Conferred on Julia A. Jones, December 31, 1838 Designed and Painted by Mrs. Bazeley; Engraved by Kneass & Co. (Chief Engraver U.S. Mint)


Reward of Merit, Mrs. Bazeley’s Academy, Water Colored, Printed and Penmanship

This Premium conferred on Mifs. Julia A. Jones for punctual attendance, amiable behavior, application and improvement in the various branches of useful & polite Literature taught in the above Seminary

We found many web-posts listing Mrs. A. E. Bazeleya as principal of a female seminary, 31 Washington, Schenectady; also references Bazeley and the Galway Academy; the female department was under the control of Mrs. Bazeley formally of the Brooklyn Collegiate Institute. (The work is properly mounted within an appropriate painted frame that is not period; frame: 13.5 X 12.75”, view: 11.25 X 10.5”)


$2,485.00

1221-13




Hatchment, Painted Wood, Bearing Motto, Honesty Defies Fortune
Coat of arms celebrating family distinction and lineage
England, 19th Century


Hatchment, Painted Wood, Bearing Motto, Honesty Defies Fortune
Coat of arms celebrating family distinction and lineage
England, 19th Century, entire view

(Minor imperfections consistent with age, shrinkage and a tad of wood loss at outer left, else fine and original; 12.25 by 12.25")

$495

843-197


Hatchment, Painted Wood, Bearing Motto, Honesty Defies Fortune
Coat of arms celebrating family distinction and lineage
England, 19th Century, crest detail
Hatchment, Painted Wood, Bearing Motto, Honesty Defies Fortune
Coat of arms celebrating family distinction and lineage
England, 19th Century, ribbon detail



Crest, Family Crest Painted On Vellum, Armorial, Heraldic
Anonymous, Likely United Kingdom, Early 19th Century (not researched)
Gouache, watercolor, gold and silver powder paints


Crest, Family Crest Painted On Vellum, Armorial, Heraldic
Anonymous, Likely United Kingdom, Early 19th Century, entire view

(Very Good condition; frame: 10 by 12")

$345

110-669



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