Jeffrey S. Evans & Assoc., Inc.
Live Auction

August 26, 2023: Summer Americana - Day Three

Sat, Aug 26, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 2168

PENNSYLVANIA FOLK ART FRAKTUR DRAWINGS / REWARDS OF MERIT, LOT OF FOUR

Estimate: $200 - $300
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$200 $25
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PENNSYLVANIA FOLK ART FRAKTUR DRAWINGS / REWARDS OF MERIT, LOT OF FOUR, watercolor and ink on paper, each depicting stylized flowers, including one of tulips in a handled pot dated 1827, and one featuring a heart-form reserve with writing and reverse with practice writing of names including Johannes. Unframed. First half 19th century. Largest 4 1/8" x 6 1/8".

Condition

One with single rose-type flower in very good overall condition with some toning and stains/spotting; dated example in very good as-found condition with light toning and spotting, two dark spots along top edge, proper right side edge with a 1/2" L tear and corresponding small loss; two larger examples in fair as-found condition with toning, stains, a few tears and creases, a few losses, heavy paint application with craquelure and small flakes.

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