The Collection of J. Jefferson & Anne Weiler Miller

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Date of the auction: 25.04.2015

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North Carolina redware dish, early 19th c., attrib

North Carolina redware dish, early 19th c., attributed to Solomon Loy of Alamance County, with yellow, green, and brown slip decoration with a central philphlot within a sawtooth border and floral sprig on the outer edge, 10 1/4" dia. Two similar examples in the collection of the Barnes Foundation

Lot #: 1001

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Chester County, Pennsylvania redware flowerpot and

Chester County, Pennsylvania redware flowerpot and undertray, dated1825, attributed to James Pottery, Westtown, with sgrafitto inscriptionSarah Garrett East Goshen C County, 8 3/4" h. Provenance: Pook & Pook, Inc., November 6, 1998. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller

Lot #: 1002

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Rare Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania redware jar,a

Rare Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania redware jar, dated1811, signed by the potterJacob Wareham Frankstown Township Huntingdon County, the exterior with cream, green, and incised banding, 4 1/8" h. This is possibly the earliest dated piece of Huntingdon County redware. Provenance: R. H. Wood

Lot #: 1003

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Large Pennsylvania redware poodle, dated 1883, wit

Large Pennsylvania redware poodle, dated1883, with a coleslaw mane and a rectangular base with the date and punched stars, 7 1/2" h. Provenance: Pauline Heilman; Mable Renner, Sotheby's, 1982; Harry Hartman, 1991. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:One ear

Lot #: 1004

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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American redware oval loaf dish, mid 19th c., with

American redware oval loaf dish, mid 19th c., with yellow and green wavy slip line decoration, 11" h., 15 1/4" w. Provenance: Sotheby's. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Allover glaze wear. Large chip to one end

Lot #: 1005

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Southeastern Pennsylvania sgrafitto redware dish,a

Southeastern Pennsylvania sgrafitto redware dish, early 19th c., with a central green tobacco leaf within a wavy line border, 10" dia. Exhibited: Allentown Art Museum, 1974, the collection of Russell Hill. Provenance: Paul Flack collection, Christie's, 1997, lot 271. Provenance:The Collection of J

Lot #: 1006

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Pennsylvania sgrafitto redware charger, dated 1805

Pennsylvania sgrafitto redware charger, dated1805, and initialedAU for potter Andrew Uhler, with tulip stems issuing from a stylized bulb, 12 1/4" dia. For further reference, see GarvanPennsylvania German Collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, pg. 205. Provenance: Henry Deyerle collection

Lot #: 1007

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Eunice Pinney (Windsor, Connecticut 1770-1849), wa

Eunice Pinney (Windsor, Connecticut 1770-1849), watercolor portrait of Peace, signed lower right, 8" x 6". Provenance: John Gordon collection, Christie's, January 19, 1999, lot 322. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Not laid down. Frame is not period. Light

Lot #: 1008

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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New England watercolor portrait of Liberty, inscri

New England watercolor portrait of Liberty, inscribedAmerica, mid 19th c., standing with an American flag with fifteen stars and Niagara Falls in the background, retaining a period decorated frame, 11 1/2" x 9 3/4". Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:2 1/2

Lot #: 1009

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Jacob Maentel (American 1763-1863), watercolor ful

Jacob Maentel (American 1763-1863), watercolor full-length portrait of Catherine Carver Bishop (1803-1872), of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, dated1821, wearing a blue dress and holding a book, 11" x 8 3/4". Provenance: R. H. Wood, 1960. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler

Lot #: 1010

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Pennsylvania recumbent redware cat, 19th c., withr

Pennsylvania recumbent redware cat, 19th c., with cream colored paws and lying on an oblong base, 2" h., 3 5/8" w. Provenance: Sotheby's, January 16, 1997, lot 100. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Chip to ear, otherwise good condition consistent with age

Lot #: 1011

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Pennsylvania redware seated spaniel, 19th c., with

Pennsylvania redware seated spaniel, 19th c., with a manganese glaze, 4 1/4" h. Provenance: Sotheby's, January 16, 1997, lot 100. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Few small glaze flakes, two shallow 1/4" flakes to base

Lot #: 1012

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Pennsylvania redware seated spaniel, 19th c., prob

Pennsylvania redware seated spaniel, 19th c., probably Berks County, with a manganese glaze, on a rectangular base, 3 1/2" h. Provenance: Chris Machmer, 1992. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Small flake to nose and tip of tail

Lot #: 1013

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Pennsylvania redware pie plate, early 19th c., wit

Pennsylvania redware pie plate, early 19th c., with central dark orange glaze of a leaf with an incised stem, 6 1/4" dia. Provenance: Paul Flack collection, Pennypacker Auction, May 13, 1985, lot 345. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:staining. Otherwise

Lot #: 1014

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Pennsylvania or Ohio stoneware recumbent lion, 19t

Pennsylvania or Ohio stoneware recumbent lion, 19th c., with cobalt highlights, underside inscribedW.R.D. andHP. CO., 5 3/4" h., 9 1/2" w. Provenance: R. H. Wood, 1970. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Several base flakes

Lot #: 1015

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Small redware ovoid jug, 19th c., 5 1/4" h. Proven

Small redware ovoid jug, 19th c., 5 1/4" h. Provenance: R. H. Wood. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Two 1/4" base chips

Lot #: 1016

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Pennsylvania redware figure of a seated dog, 19th.

Pennsylvania redware figure of a seated dog, 19th c., 6" h. For a similar example, see the Thomas Banks collection, Pennypacker Auction, October 27, 1975, lot 21. Provenance: R. H. Wood, 1970. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Very good condition. No

Lot #: 1017

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Pennsylvania turned and painted poplar acorn-forma

Pennsylvania turned and painted poplar acorn-form canister, 19th c., retaining its original green surface, 6 3/4" h. Provenance: Muleskinner Antiques, 1987. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:light wear. Overall good

Lot #: 1018

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Pennsylvania redware pie plate, 19th c., attribute

Pennsylvania redware pie plate, 19th c., attributed to Willoughby Smith, with yellow, green, and brown slip crossed lines, 6 1/2" dia. Provenance: Greg Kramer, 2001. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:rim chips. A few glaze flakes

Lot #: 1019

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Wallpaper covered dresser box, mid 19th c., initia

Wallpaper covered dresser box, mid 19th c., initialedJ. M., with green spot and swag decoration on a blue ground, 2" h., 5 1/8" w., 4" d. Provenance: Chris Machmer. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:allover wear

Lot #: 1020

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Aggregate figure of a recumbent lion, late 19th c.

Aggregate figure of a recumbent lion, late 19th c., possibly Tuscarawas Pottery, Ohio, 6 3/4" h., 10" w. Provenance: The Stradlings, 1980. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Two 1/2" chip to base, and other 1 1/2" chip to base

Lot #: 1021

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Fanciful Pennsylvania painted pine hanging shelf,a

Fanciful Pennsylvania painted pine hanging shelf, ca. 1840, with half turned pilasters, retaining an old red/brown surface, 33 1/4" h., 31" w. Provenance: Walters-Benisek, 1997. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Minor expected wear. Finials are original

Lot #: 1022

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Pennsylvania red tole tray, 19th c., 8 3/4" l., 6"

Pennsylvania red tole tray, 19th c., 8 3/4" l., 6" w. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Allover wear to paint

Lot #: 1023

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Redware figure of a lion, early 20th c., probablyn

Redware figure of a lion, early 20th c., probably English, standing atop a plinth base, impressedAM, 8" h., 9 1/4" w. Provenance: Harry Hartman, 2002. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Several old chips to edges of base

Lot #: 1024

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Pennsylvania redware pie plate, 19th c., with thre

Pennsylvania redware pie plate, 19th c., with three yellow slip flowers, 6 3/4" dia. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:old rim chips. Some flaking to glaze

Lot #: 1025

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Turned and painted lidded wood canister, 19th c.,e

Turned and painted lidded wood canister, 19th c., retaining its original red and yellow surface, 7 3/4" h. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:light expected wear. A few old chips

Lot #: 1026

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Otto Muhlenfeld (American 1871-1907), oil on board

Otto Muhlenfeld (American 1871-1907), oil on board of the tugboat, Baltimore, signed lower right, 8" x 10". Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:slightly bowed. Small puncture TL corner. Surface dirt

Lot #: 1027

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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American oil on canvas landscape depicting a steam

American oil on canvas landscape depicting a steam engine on a trestle bridge, inscribedpainted by Izak Wilbur $10, view of the Colorado, 15" x 26 1/2". Provenance: Veenschoten Gallery, 1984. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Very good condition. No apparent

Lot #: 1028

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Carved and painted pine plaque of a salmon, late 1

Carved and painted pine plaque of a salmon, late 19th c., 34 1/4" l. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Repaired break to dorsal fin and top of tail, losses to bottom fins

Lot #: 1029

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Jacob Maentel (American 1763-1863), watercolor ful

Jacob Maentel (American 1763-1863), watercolor full-length portrait of a woman wearing a brown dress, 11 1/2" x 9". Provenance: R. H. Wood, 1960. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Period frame. Not laid down. Some toning/staining mostly to edges

Lot #: 1030

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Pennsylvania redware charger, 19th c., with vibran

Pennsylvania redware charger, 19th c., with vibrant yellow four-line slip decoration and four floral sprays, 11 3/8" dia. Provenance: George Horace Lorimer; Walter Himmelreich; Paul Flack; John Sideli, 1996. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:several rim

Lot #: 1031

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Pennsylvania redware pie plate, 19th c., attribute

Pennsylvania redware pie plate, 19th c., attributed to Diehl pottery, with a yellow, brown, and green slip flower, 8 3/8" dia. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:significant restoration to rim

Lot #: 1032

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Berks County, Pennsylvania redware pie plate, 19th

Berks County, Pennsylvania redware pie plate, 19th c., attributed to Dryville Pottery, with green and brown slip tulip decoration, 8 1/2" dia. For further reference, see RobackerArts of the Pennsylvania Dutch, pg. 109 andMagazine Antiques, January 1990,Berks County Redware Pottery. Provenance: R. H

Lot #: 1033

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Pennsylvania redware pie plate, 19th c., with yell

Pennsylvania redware pie plate, 19th c., with yellow and brown slip wavy line decoration, 8 1/2" dia. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:A couple old rim flakes

Lot #: 1034

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Sewer tile of a recumbent lion, 20th c., inscribed

Sewer tile of a recumbent lion, 20th c., inscribed on undersidetop fire clay base shale,Wadsworth, Ohio,LESR, dated11-11-52, # 50, 5 1/4" h., 8" w. Provenance: Betty Willis Antiques, Marlborough, New Hampshire, 1980. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Cracks

Lot #: 1035

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Yelloware figure of a recumbent lion, late 19th c.

Yelloware figure of a recumbent lion, late 19th c., with its tail curled to the side, above an oval base, the mane incised in brown and cream lead glaze, 9" h., 14" w. Provenance: Betty Willis Antiques, Marlborough, New Hampshire. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller

Lot #: 1036

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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New England mahogany candlestand, late 18th c., wi

New England mahogany candlestand, late 18th c., with an oblong tilting top and urn turned standard, 27 1/2" h., 20" w., 22 1/4" d. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Light staining to top, in otherwise very good condition

Lot #: 1037

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Pennsylvania combback Windsor armchair, late 18th.

Pennsylvania combback Windsor armchair, late 18th c., with scrolled ears, a D-shaped seat, and blunt arrow feet, 40" h. For further reference, see SantoreWindsor Style in America, figs. 21, 22, and 42. Provenance: Sarah Russel; Joe Kindig, Jr.; Chris Machmer. Provenance:The Collection of J

Lot #: 1038

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Pair of watercolor on paper still life paintings,9

Pair of watercolor on paper still life paintings, 19th c., each with urns and flowers, signedB. Webber, 7" x 5 1/2". Provenance: R. H. Wood, 1964. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Allover toning

Lot #: 1039

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Massachusetts watercolor and pencil view of the Ne

Massachusetts watercolor and pencil view of the Newton Theological Institution, mid 19th c., signedM. J. Hanton, 13" x 16 1/2". Provenance: Sotheby's, January 27, 1979, lot 369; Muleskinner Antiques, Ron Korman, 1998. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller

Lot #: 1040

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Continental painted beech dome lid box, early 19th

Continental painted beech dome lid box, early 19th c., retaining its original floral decoration on a mustard ground, 7" h., 11 5/8" w., 7" d. Provenance: Northeast Auctions, August 3, 2002, lot 258, John Biehler-Henry Coger collection. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler

Lot #: 1041

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Pennsylvania split oak basket, 19th c., retainingn

Pennsylvania split oak basket, 19th c., retaining an old green surface, 10" h., 12 1/2" dia. Provenance: John Newcomer, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, 1975. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Expected wear, few breaks and small losses

Lot #: 1042

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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New England carved box in the form of stacked book

New England carved box in the form of stacked books, 19th c., retaining its original polychrome surface, 6 3/4" h., 11 1/8" w., 7 7/8" d. Provenance: Buckley & Buckley, Salisbury, Connecticut, 2003. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Light expected wear

Lot #: 1043

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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New England pine dropleaf work table, ca. 1820, re

New England pine dropleaf work table, ca. 1820, retaining an old red surface, 27" h., 47 3/4" w., 18 3/4" d. Provenance: Frank & Barbara Pollack, 1980. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Nails added to secure two legs to frame, nails added to the top

Lot #: 1044

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Pennsylvania painted poplar dresser box, mid 19th.

Pennsylvania painted poplar dresser box, mid 19th c., the lid with a lion roaming in a landscape and floral decorated sides, 5 1/4" h., 9" w., 7 1/2" d. Illustrated in FalesAmerican Painted Furniture 1660-1880, pg. 213. Provenance: Garth's Auction, January 3, 1986, lot 19. Provenance:The Collection

Lot #: 1045

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Carved and painted stool, ca. 1900, with a lift li

Carved and painted stool, ca. 1900, with a lift lid compartment, initialedJ.M.J., 14 3/4" h., 14 1/2"w., 11 1/2" d. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Feet are a later addition, significant touch up to paint

Lot #: 1046

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Two similar New England oil on panel primitive riv

Two similar New England oil on panel primitive river landscapes, 19th c., 8" x 10". Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Both in good, untouched condition, dirty

Lot #: 1047

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Pennsylvania watercolor fraktur, early 19th c., wi

Pennsylvania watercolor fraktur, early 19th c., with a large heart and elaborate tulip branches, 10 1/2" x 7 1/2". Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Light toning and foxing, overall good

Lot #: 1048

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Martin Brechall (Southeastern Pennsylvania, active

Martin Brechall (Southeastern Pennsylvania, active 1783-1830), Bedford County ink and watercolor fraktur birth certificate forElisabetha Metzstein, b. 1794, signed middle right, 13" x 7 5/8". Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:horizontal tear through center

Lot #: 1049

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Martin Brechall (Southeastern Pennsylvania, active

Martin Brechall (Southeastern Pennsylvania, active 1783-1830), Berks County ink and watercolor fraktur birth certificate forJacob Ladich, b. 1786, 12 3/4" x 8". Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Light creases and staining, few edge tears

Lot #: 1050

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015