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Sat, Oct 13, 2018 10:00AM EDT
Lot 147

Attributed to Anthony Rehm birth certificate

Estimate: $12,000 - $18,000

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Attributed to Anthony Rehm (Montgomery and Bucks County, Pennsylvania, active 1804-1826), ink and watercolor on paper birth and baptismal certificate with pin prick decoration, for Johannes Schatz, born 1809, Upper Salford Township, with diamond and floral borders, a central crown with swags surmounting heart, tulips and birds, 12" x 15 1/4". For a similar example, see Moyer, Fraktur Writings and Folk Art Drawings, pg. 232. Exhibited: Mennonite Historical Society of Eastern Pennsylvania. Provenance: Purchased from the Schatz Family in 1985.

Condition

Repairs on left and right sides. Not examined out of frame.