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    Sale 12186

    Important American Furniture, Silver, Outsider and Folk Art

    20 September 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 805

    A BIRD WITH FLOWERS: FRAKTUR DRAWING

    ATTRIBUTED TO THE ROCKHILL TOWNSHIP ARTIST, BUCKS COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BIRD WITH FLOWERS: FRAKTUR DRAWING
    ATTRIBUTED TO THE ROCKHILL TOWNSHIP ARTIST, BUCKS COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    together with two fraktur drawings decorated with birds and flowers
    From 4 ½ x 2 5/8 in. to 8 1/8 x 5 ¾ in.


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    The Rockhill Township Artist fraktur is included in the Bucks County Fraktur Survey.

    Provenance

    Rockhill Township Artist fraktur:
    Mr. and Mrs. Paul Flack, Holicong, Pennsylvania
    Sold, Christie's, 6 September 1997, lot 57

    Larger bird with two blooms:
    Sold, Sotheby's, New York, 18 January 1998, lot 1394


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF DANIEL W. DIETRICH II