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Wed, Aug 18, 2021 09:00AM EDT
Lot 442

German Raphael Custos etching

Estimate: $200 - $300

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German Raphael Custos etching of alchemist Berthold Schwartz, dated 1643, on laid paper, Schwarz was the first person to use gunpowder to shoot projectiles, image depicts him firing a gunpowder charge with a spark from a flint and steel to shoot a block into the air, 6" x 7 3/4".

Competitive In-House shipping is available for this lot. Edges folded over probably to fit a frame, small stains, unframed.

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