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Fri, Apr 22, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 563

Attributed to David Cordier fraktur

Estimate: $12,000 - $18,000

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Attributed to David Cordier (Montgomery County, Ohio, active 1805-1820), ink and watercolor fraktur for Christina Ulrich, with central script surrounded by faces, birds, and tulips, 6 3/4" x 8". This is an exceedingly rare example by this artist, with only approximately ten known works, two of which have sold at Pook & Pook. Accompanying this lot is a later ink bookplate made for her husband Zachariah Allbaugh in Dayton, Ohio, dated 1825, 7 3/4" x 8". See Minardi Drawn with Spirit, page 330-331. Provenance: Pook & Pook, The Pioneer Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Donald Shelley, lot 35; Pook & Pook, October 8th, 2016, lot 496.

Competitive in-house shipping is available for this lot. Light stain top left. Some thin losses to edges. Provenance: descended in the family (detailed history available upon request), to current owner.

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