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JOHANN VALENTIN SCHULLER (NORTHUMBERLAND CO.,

Lot 1303 Details

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JOHANN VALENTIN SCHULLER (NORTHUMBERLAND CO., PENNSYLVANIA) FOLK ART FRAKTUR GERBURTS UND TAUFSCHEIN / BIRTH AND BAPTISMAL CERTIFICATE, watercolor and ink on laid paper, a vibrant example, the central register inscribed for Johannes Groff, born 1799 in Northumberland Co., Pennsylvania, flanked by fantastical flowering urns, signed at lower edge. Housed under glass in a 19th-century paint-decorated frame. Circa 1810. 7 1/2" x 12 1/8" sight, 11 1/2" x 16" OA.
Very good overall condition with minor toning and foxing, light vertical center fold line, not laid down, margins possibly trimmed slightly. Frame with minor wear.
Literature: See Earnest and Earnest - Fraktur: Folk Art & Family, p. 55, for a similar example.
Provenance: From a Virginia private collection.
Catalogue Note: As the Earnests note in "Fraktur: Folk Art & Family", most of Schuller's taufschein incorporate a central printed register. The present example, entirely hand-drawn, is scarce in this respect.
Condition
Very good overall condition with minor toning and foxing, light vertical center fold line, not laid down, margins possibly trimmed slightly. Frame with minor wear.
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JOHANN VALENTIN SCHULLER (NORTHUMBERLAND CO.,

Estimate $1,000 - $2,000
Jun 22, 2019
Starting Price $500
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1303: JOHANN VALENTIN SCHULLER (NORTHUMBERLAND CO.,

Sold for $3,500
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Est. $1,000 - $2,000Starting Price $500
Americana & Fine Antiques Auction Day 2
Sat, Jun 22, 2019 09:00 AM
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Lot 1303 Details

Description
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JOHANN VALENTIN SCHULLER (NORTHUMBERLAND CO., PENNSYLVANIA) FOLK ART FRAKTUR GERBURTS UND TAUFSCHEIN / BIRTH AND BAPTISMAL CERTIFICATE, watercolor and ink on laid paper, a vibrant example, the central register inscribed for Johannes Groff, born 1799 in Northumberland Co., Pennsylvania, flanked by fantastical flowering urns, signed at lower edge. Housed under glass in a 19th-century paint-decorated frame. Circa 1810. 7 1/2" x 12 1/8" sight, 11 1/2" x 16" OA.
Very good overall condition with minor toning and foxing, light vertical center fold line, not laid down, margins possibly trimmed slightly. Frame with minor wear.
Literature: See Earnest and Earnest - Fraktur: Folk Art & Family, p. 55, for a similar example.
Provenance: From a Virginia private collection.
Catalogue Note: As the Earnests note in "Fraktur: Folk Art & Family", most of Schuller's taufschein incorporate a central printed register. The present example, entirely hand-drawn, is scarce in this respect.
Condition
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Very good overall condition with minor toning and foxing, light vertical center fold line, not laid down, margins possibly trimmed slightly. Frame with minor wear.

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