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Fraktur, Pennsylvania Bookplate, Watercolor, Floral Motif, Pius Verse, 1787



Archivally mounted within black painted molded frame; 8.5 x 6.25"; fraktur: 6.125 x 3.5"







$2,550.00

216-641




Fraktur, Birth Certificate, Watercolor & Ink, Gilbert (John Conrad) 1810, Parrots Johann Conrad Gilbert, Southeastern Pennsylvania, Berks County Birth Certificate for David Berck, b. 1810



(Light creases throughout; couple minor tears secured; frame: 16 X 11”, view: 13" X 8")

$9,750.00

216-638




Mourning, Memorial Picture, Probably Massachusetts, Circa 1820 Pencil and watercolor within walnut frame with gilt liner



Mother and child at vacant cenotaph centered by willow trees within landscape before a view of mountains, village and river. (Excellent condition; Frame: 21.25 x 18.75"; view: 17 x 13.25")





$3,950.00

324-53




Watercolor, Family Record, Isaac Ridlon & Mercy (Hancock) Ridlon, Maine, Circa 1836 Isaac and Mercy Were Married July 3, 1828…they produced six children Watercolor on paper



(Creases as depicted, some toning; frame: 19 X 14.75, view 16.75 X 12.5”)







$1,450.00

1221-12




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)



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




Mourning Picture, Watercolor Memorial,
Mary Chase, New Hampshire, Circa 1820
Sacred to the memory/Moses Chase/who died Nov. 5th, A.D. 1819/AE 56



This piece was likely painted by Mary Chase (1801-1869), the youngest daughter of Moses Chase, shortly after his death in 1819 at Plaistow, New Hampshire.

Moses Chase (1763-1819 born in Newton, Rockingham, New Hampshire, married Mary Noyes (1767-1853) in Newbury, Massachusetts. They had six children and resided in Plaistow, New Hampshire .

Mary centered her watercolor within a painted matt [laid paper] trimmed with applied gold foil in a narrow sawtooth pattern; the spandrels featuring applied gold foil decorative elements. (The work remains in fine original condition and is mounted within an antique frame, great surface; overall: 17 by 14”, view: 11 5/8 by 9 5/8”.)





$4,250.00

324-47




Mourning Picture, Folk Art Memorial, Lemuel N. Rice Who Died July 31, 1821, Aged 4 Years
Anonymous, Worcester, Massachusetts…watercolor on paper, strong color
A charming work within a circle of other known Worcester and Western Massachusetts pieces - SOLD



Born in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA on 21 Jan 1817 to Lemuel Rice and Hannah Allen. Lemuel N. Rice passed away on 31 July 1821 in Worcester, Massachusetts. (The watercolor is properly mounted within an appropriate frame in old surface that is not period; small paper repair at upper-right corner; two short tears at upper left, else fine and original.) (Width: 19.5”; Height: 15.75”)

1221-11- SOLD




Pictorial Love Token, American School,
Potted Floral and Bird Composition Anonymous, Early 19th Century, initialed “AM”
(bought from Rhode Island estate)
Drawn on paper, budded and flowered plant in urn, paired birds, great color


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

Attributed to J. Gilbert (active 1785-1820), Fraktur artist and Lutheran schoolmaster who worked at several churches in Berks and Schuylkill Counties. [Conrad’s son was also a schoolmaster; he taught at Zion’s Union Church school, Upper Tulpehocken Township, Berks County.] The Fraktur is recorded on page 313 of Papers for Birth Dayes, Guide to the Fraktur Artists and Scrivners, Volume I, by Russell D. and Corine P. Earnest; Second Edition, 1997. The work is mounted within a period paint decorated frame. (Frame: 17 x 13"; view: 13.5 x 9.5")

$2,575

640-63




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



Family Record, Schoolgirl Watercolor, Family Tree within Landscape
Clement family record, North Middlesex County
Townsend, Massachusetts
Circa 1820



John Clement married Hanna Pierce March 1805
Their eight children represented within the fruitful tree
The work remains bright; excellent condition including the possibly original enameled and gilt frame. (Dimensions: 21 by 19.25", view: 18 by 16.75")

$10,085

495-5









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



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

$650

843-197







Mourning Picture, Watercolor
New England
Early 19th Century



The scene worked within an oval is mounted within a birds-eye maple frame. (Frame: 13.5 x 16.75 inches; view: 9.5 x 12.75 inches)

$675

413-15






Coat of Arms, Leland Family, Watercolor
Attributed to John Coles
Boston, Massachusetts
Circa 1800



Condition: water damage to lower left and bottom, small tear in lower left corner.
Dimensions: 12.5 by 16.25".

$350

1032-50






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



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

$345

110-669




Previous Offerings or Gone to New Homes




Pennsylvania Fraktur Drawing, Watercolor, Eagle, Floral, Birds
Anonymous, 19th Century
A colorful composition on evenly toned paper - SOLD


Antique Pennsylvania Fraktur Drawing with Floral Designs and Eagle, 19th Century, entire view

(Creases, folds, tight fissures; not examined out of frame; 14 by 11.75”, frame: 16 by 18 1/8”)

231-42 - SOLD




Stained Glass Panel, Mourning/Memorial, Jesus on Cross, Worshipers, 17th Century
Anonymous, Dutch, 17th Century
Painted and etched - SOLD


Antique 17th Century Stained Glass Mourning/Memorial Panel with Jesus on the Cross, entire view

The below electronically translated from Latin to Dutch to English, perhaps not entirely accurate

Stand still traveler, it only takes a moment what I would like to make clear, you know on this place are the dry bones of a hero. Memorabilia/in memory of a person/the venerable and learned Mr. Johannes-born 4 March 1552 in Elrich/Hohnstein (Germany Saxony)-1579 with Beca married Wallace with whom he had a son and two daughters - Beca was taken away by the death. Then married Adelheid Warnemans in 1599-a marriage from which three daughters were born. Listen up! ... EH there! .... Traveler! -consider for a moment what I add, he has 55 consecutive years in a church Office. He died 27 August 1636-pleased him the last breath to blow out, 84 years he conventions/is he has become. Eh Traveler! Remember this man and all his years of piety and interests-pray for him-the noble m. Johannes Bindhuis.

(Very good condition, we do not know if the lead was updated long ago; 15.5 by 10.75”)

1012-88 - SOLD




Fraktur, Birth Record, 1821, Adams County Pennsylvania
Printed at Hanover by D.P. Lange
Dated 1821 (See Klaus Stopp, number 301)
Having hand colored printed detail including eagle, angels, cherubs, and birds - SOLD



(Creases, folds, losses, and tears as depicted; 17 by 20" frame, 15.25 by 12.75" sight)

336-138 - SOLD




Family Record, James Armitage
White Creek, New York
1828
By Aaron Twinam Lucas
Ink and watercolor - SOLD



The artist was born 24 Aug 1752, NJ. Painted at age 76.
Dimensions: 16.5 by 12.5".

1032-72 - SOLD




Mourning Picture, Watercolor on Paper, In Memory of Hannah Root
Connecticut
1836 - SOLD



The work is mounted in period gilt frame (not examined out of frame) and displays some toning, and spotting; there is a 1.5" tear at lower right above hillock, good color, else fine. Accompanying the memorial is a familysearch.org record identifying her parents as Oren Root and Ruth Eddy of Farmington, Hartford County. We found that "a" Hannah Root (Widow of Daniel) is buried in the Strong Cemetery, Coventry, Tolland County, Connecticut. (Frame: 16 by 13"; view: 13.5 by 10.5")

231-36 - SOLD




Northumberland Troop, Birth Certificate for John Miller
Attributed to Henry Young (1792 to 1861)
John Miller was born January 14, 1830
Jackson Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania
Watercolor and Ink on Paper - SOLD



Among the scarce renderings within Henry Young's oeuvre are these colorful militia musicians on horseback. Inscribed is: John Miller, son of John Miller and his wife Catherine born a Moyer was born May the 29th in the year of our Lord 1828. The work is mounted within a painted and smoke-decorated frame of the period. (Frame: 11.25 by 13.75"; view: 8.25 by 11")

505-46 - SOLD




Fraktur, Birth Certificate, Northampton County Artist
Bust Portrait of Woman
Southeastern, Pennsylvania
Dated 1827
Watercolor and Ink on laid paper - SOLD



The lowers section with script surmounted by colorful potted flowers, spotted birds, and a portrait bust of a woman, all surrounded by yellow, black, and red borders. See The Pennsylvania German Fraktur of the Free Library of Philadelphia, plates 66 and 67. (9.5 by 7.5"; add 1 3/8" for frame)

216-442 - SOLD




Hall Family Coat of Arms, John Coles (Attributed)
Coat Of Arms
Watercolor on Paper - SOLD



Published within the Boston directories, Coles appears in 1796 as a heraldry painter. His son, John Coles, Jr. was also a portrait and heraldic painter. John Coles, and his son John, Jr., both of Boston, were actively painting coats-of-armor in New England during the last quarter of the eighteenth century and during the early nineteenth. Their work was generally after works published within Guillim's "Display of Heraldry," a folio published in several editions in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. The work is mounted within period Hogarth type frame; as depicted, minor losses at lower right.
(Frame: 14.5 by 12.25"; sight-size: 12 3/8 by 10")

414-14 - SOLD




Lee Family Coat of Arms, John Coles (Attributed)
Coat Of Arms
Watercolor on Paper - SOLD



The Hall Family; attributed to John Coles, Jr. (1749 to 1809)
In the Boston directories, Coles appears in 1796 as a heraldry painter. His son, John Coles, Jr. was also a portrait and heraldic painter.
John Coles, and his son John, Jr., both of Boston, were industrious painters of coat-armor in New England in the last quarter of the eighteenth century and in the early nineteenth. Their work was generally copied from Guillim's "Display of Heraldry," a folio published in several editions in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. The work is mounted within a Hogarth type frame by Perry Hopf. Good condition. (Frame: 14.75" by 12.25"; sight-size: 12.25 by 9.75")

414-15 - SOLD



If you are interested in buying any of these items, please call (978) 597-8084 or email David Hillier at drh@aaawt.com

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