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    Sale 2133

    American Furniture and Decorative Arts including English and Dutch Delft

    23 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 155

    A Birth and Baptismal Certificate for Samuel Bulchy

    Possibly the Bern Township Artist, Berks County, Pennsylvania, circa 1795

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    A Birth and Baptismal Certificate for Samuel Bulchy
    Possibly the Bern Township Artist, Berks County, Pennsylvania, circa 1795
    watercolor and ink on paper
    10¼ x 14½ in.


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    A closely related example attributed to the Bern Township Artist is illustrated in Frederick S. Weiser and Howell J. Heaney, The Pennsylvania German Fraktur of the Free Library of Philadelphia, vol. 1 (Philadelphia, 1976), fig. 75.

    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    Joe Kindig, Jr. & Son, York, Pennsylvania, 1990


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Private American Collection