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Scherenschnitte, Valentine, Fourfold Cutwork, Anonymous
Likely Pennsylvania
Date/Period: 1880-1920 - SOLD


Scherenschnitte, Valentine, Fourfold Cutwork, Anonymous Likely Pennsylvania, entire view sans frame

Measurement: Frame: 16.75" x 17"; view: 12.5" x 13"

Material: Paper

Condition: Excellent

Additional Information: Intricate scissor work, 16-point star within multiple borders
flanked by octagonal border centering undulating leafy vines with flowers. Outstanding
spandrels featuring urns surmounted with hearts and flanked with scrolled vine
devices…all within a complex border.

SOLD

171-161




Friendship Token, True Love Knot
To Ann Crocker
April the 9th 1759
Anonymous
Precise draftsmanship, remaining colors are bright otherwise fugitive pigments - SOLD


Antique Friendship Token, To Ann Crocker, 18th Century, entire view

Neatly compartmentalized verse, hearts, pinwheels, and other devices; thinning paint seems to be mostly confined to lettering. (Frame: 16 by 21.75"; view: 14 by 19.75")

SOLD

424-160




Heart Taufschein Print, Hand Colored, Fraktur
Printed in Reading, Pennsylvania by Jacob Schneider for Frederick Krebs
Circa 1801
Ex Musselman Collection (1989) - SOLD


Antique Heart Taufschein Print, Fraktur, Hand Colored, Pennsylvania, entire view

Very good condition, mounted within a period painted frame.
(Frame: 19.5 by 16.5"; view: 16.5 by 13.5")

1009-3 - SOLD




Hannah Chase Ward's Love Token Feb. 28th 1858 - SOLD


Antique Love Token, Hannah Chase Ward, Paper and braided hair, entire view

Applique paper hearts with braided hair signed and dated in lemon gold frame
Dimensions: sight size 6.5 by 9-inches, frame 8.5 by 9-inches.

210-125 - SOLD




Love Token Knitting Sheath
Britain or Wales - SOLD

Antique Love Token, Knitting Sheath, British or Welsh, right side view
Antique Love Token, Knitting Sheath, British or Welsh, left side view

Exquisitely carved fruitwood knitting sheath.
Condition: excellent.
Dimensions: 13.25-inches long.

348-211 - SOLD




Heart and Hand Love Token, Daniel G. Leatherman, March 31, 1875 - SOLD


Antique Love Token, Heart and Hand, Daniel Leatherman, entire view

Cut and appliqued paper with hair memento in lemon gold frame
Dimensions: sight size 6.25 by 8.25-inches, framed 9.75 by 12-inches.

210-126 - SOLD




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




Early 19th Century Family Record
Anonymous, American School, 1817
“A Figuar [sic] of Matrimony” - SOLD


Early 19th Century Family Record
Anonymous, American School, 1817
“A Figuar [sic] of Matrimony”, entire view

At the center, conjoined hearts issuing a leafy vine joining two pair of flanking hearts
within stylized border. Folds, toning and minor paper losses; not examined out of frame.
(The modern frame measures: 15.25 x 13.25"; view: 13.5" x 11.5")

SOLD

1326-9




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




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


Fraktur, Birth Record, 1821, Adams County Pennsylvania
Printed at Hanover by D.P. Lange
Dated 1821, entire view

(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


Family Record, James Armitage
White Creek, New York
1828, entire view

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

1032-72 - SOLD




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


Fraktur, Birth Certificate, Northampton County Artist
Bust Portrait of Woman
Southeastern, Pennsylvania
Dated 1827, entire view

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


Hall Family Coat of Arms, John Coles (Attributed)
Coat Of Arms
Watercolor on Paper, entire view

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


Lee Family Coat of Arms, John Coles (Attributed)
Coat Of Arms, entire view

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





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