otherwise in fine condition. In a fine giltwood frame with sunken compartment for seal." /> [FREDERICK III, (1415-1493), <I>King of Germany (from 1440) and Holy Roman Emperor</I>]. Decorated manuscript with Royal seal, A GRANT OF NOBILITY AND COAT OF ARMS to brothers Hans, Sigmund, Wolfgang and Steffan Rechwein, Linz, 15 November 1492. <I>1 page, 363 x 582 mm. (14½ x 23 in.),</I> ON FINE PARCHMENT, <I>in German, the first line of text with decorative scrolling ascenders and elaborately decorated initial capital "F"; central portion with illuminated coat of arms (a knight's helm over gold shield bearing grape vine, wing above with similar vine in elaborate lemon yellow, blue, gold and red foliage, border in burnished gold dotted with silver studs), very slight darkening along folds, one tiny hole,</I> otherwise in fine condition. <I>In a fine giltwood frame with sunken compartment for seal</I>. | Christie's