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    Sale 2133

    American Furniture and Decorative Arts including English and Dutch Delft

    23 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 162

    A Birth and Baptismal Certificate

    New Jersey, dated 1775

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A Birth and Baptismal Certificate
    New Jersey, dated 1775
    watercolor and ink on paper
    7¾ x 12½ in.


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    Another example with an embroidery patterned border design is in the collection of Winterthur Museum (see Scott W. Swank, Arts of the Pennsylvania Germans (New York, 1983), fig. 239, p. 247).

    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    Joe Kindig, Jr. & Son, York, Pennsylvania, 1983


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Private American Collection