Jeffrey S. Evans & Assoc., Inc.
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August 26, 2023: Summer Americana - Day Three

Sat, Aug 26, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 2176

FRIEDRICH KREBS (SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, C. 1749-1815) FOLK ART BIRTH AND BAPTISMAL CERTIFICATES / FRAKTUR, LOT OF TWO

Estimate: $200 - $300
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FRIEDRICH KREBS (SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, C. 1749-1815) FOLK ART BIRTH AND BAPTISMAL CERTIFICATES / FRAKTUR, LOT OF TWO, watercolor and ink on laid paper with printed text and elements, each having three heart-form reserves, surrounded by painted motifs including two large parrot-like birds and two sun with faces, printed signature of Friedrich Krebs; comprising one printed by Gottlob Jungmann of Reading, PA in 1795, inscribed for Maria Christ, daughter of Valentin and Catharina Christ, born on December 28, 1773 in Greenwich Township, Berks Co., PA; and the other printed by J. Schneider & Co. of Reading, PA in 1797, inscribed for Hanna Brunner, daughter of Peter and Christina Brunner, who was on September 18, 1797 in Upper Saucon Township, Northampton Co. (now Lehigh Co.), PA. Unframed. Late 18th century. Maria Christ example 16" x 13".

Condition

Fair to good as-found condition with each having toning, scattered spotting and stains, some losses along the edges, tears and creases, tape supports to back.

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Property from the estate of William S. "Pumpernickel Bill" Troxell, Allentown, PA.