Berks County, Pennsylvania Fraktur, 1782

November 3, 2018 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 511

Price Realized: $354.00

($300 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Berks County, Pennsylvania, Fraktur, Dated November 22, 1782, printed and hand-colored birth certificate for Anna Barbara Honer, depicting six birds on flowering vines flanking printed words within a heart-shaped border. Cupid's head with wings above. Foliate and heart designs above and below. Modern frame. Losses and creases. L (of fraktur) 16" ; H 13".

Part of a small selection of folk art / general antiques from the Raymond L. Owen collection. We sold Dr. Owen's large collection of American ceramics last year and agreed to assist the estate in selling these items, as well.

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