January 12, 2019 09:00 AM EST Downingtown, PA


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Pennsylvania watercolor fraktur scherenschnitte

Elaborate Pennsylvania watercolor and cutwork fraktur scherenschnitte, early/mid 19th c., probably Schwenkfelder, the fanciful central script within a border with tulips, flowers, hearts, the face of a young man, and a sun face, 7 1/4" x 12 1/4". A related work is illustrated in Dennis Moyer Fraktur Writings and Folk Art Drawings of the Schwenkfelder Library Collection, fig.4-130. Provenance: The Estate of Charlene Sussel, Rockville, Maryland.

Condition:

Not laid down. Black hearts and black surround to face with rice paper backing.

Estimate: $5,000 - $10,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$10,980
01/12/2019

 

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