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Auction archive: Lot number 128

Carta Executoria de Hidalguia in favour of the brothers Augustin and Pedro Perez de Camino, and t

Estimate
£2,000 - £3,000
ca. US$2,770 - US$4,156
Price realised:
n. a.
Auction archive: Lot number 128

Carta Executoria de Hidalguia in favour of the brothers Augustin and Pedro Perez de Camino, and t

Estimate
£2,000 - £3,000
ca. US$2,770 - US$4,156
Price realised:
n. a.
Beschreibung:

Carta Executoria de Hidalguia in favour of the brothers Augustin and Pedro Perez de Camino, and their cousin Cristobal, all from Cassa de la Reyna, in Latin, illuminated manuscript on parchment [Spain (Valladolid), 21 July 1661] To view a video of this lot, click here. 74 leaves (plus 2 seventeenth-century paper endleaves at each end), apparently complete, collation: i-ii10, iii8, iv-vii10, viii6 (including original endleaf), single column in a calligraphic hand, numerous 2- to 5-line initials, important text sections in liquid gold on magenta or blue panels with initials there surrounded by liquid gold foliage, official stamp and proof-reader's marks in lower margin of each leaf, frontispiece of the coat-of-arms of the grantee, with blank space left for a miniature of him, red silk guard covering this illumination tipped in, some marginalia and additions, small spots and stains, else in good condition, 295 by 198mm.; contemporary blind- and gilt-tooled binding of brown goatskin over pasteboards, with frames and chevrons separating gilt fleur-de-lys at corners around a central floral diamond, plaited blue and yellow cords sewn through spine, remnants of original silk ties, slight scuffs in places and an ink spot on front board, else overall in good and solid condition Provenance: 1. Issued on behalf of King Phillip IV of Spain, for Augustin and Pedro Perez de Camino, and their cousin Cristobal, all inhabitants of the town of Cassa de la Reyna, perhaps in vicinity of Valencia. 2. Swann's Galleries, New York, their auction on 28 February 2013, lot 134, for $2280 to Philadelphia Rare Books and Manuscripts. 3. Acquired by Roger Martin in 2016 from a private North American collector in Philadelphia. Text: This grant of arms records that various male members of the Perez de Camino family sought in the first half of the seventeenth century to have their nobility confirmed, but were denied this by the local heraldic authority. The brothers and cousin named here appealed this decision, and despite local opposition, were able to establish their claim in the royal court. The testimonies of a long list of witnesses to the history of the family and the legitimacy of their marriages are included here.

Auction archive: Lot number 128
Auction:
Datum:
6 Jul 2021
Auction house:
Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
16-17 Pall Mall
St James’s
London, SW1Y 5LU
United Kingdom
[email protected]
+44 (0)20 78398880
Beschreibung:

Carta Executoria de Hidalguia in favour of the brothers Augustin and Pedro Perez de Camino, and their cousin Cristobal, all from Cassa de la Reyna, in Latin, illuminated manuscript on parchment [Spain (Valladolid), 21 July 1661] To view a video of this lot, click here. 74 leaves (plus 2 seventeenth-century paper endleaves at each end), apparently complete, collation: i-ii10, iii8, iv-vii10, viii6 (including original endleaf), single column in a calligraphic hand, numerous 2- to 5-line initials, important text sections in liquid gold on magenta or blue panels with initials there surrounded by liquid gold foliage, official stamp and proof-reader's marks in lower margin of each leaf, frontispiece of the coat-of-arms of the grantee, with blank space left for a miniature of him, red silk guard covering this illumination tipped in, some marginalia and additions, small spots and stains, else in good condition, 295 by 198mm.; contemporary blind- and gilt-tooled binding of brown goatskin over pasteboards, with frames and chevrons separating gilt fleur-de-lys at corners around a central floral diamond, plaited blue and yellow cords sewn through spine, remnants of original silk ties, slight scuffs in places and an ink spot on front board, else overall in good and solid condition Provenance: 1. Issued on behalf of King Phillip IV of Spain, for Augustin and Pedro Perez de Camino, and their cousin Cristobal, all inhabitants of the town of Cassa de la Reyna, perhaps in vicinity of Valencia. 2. Swann's Galleries, New York, their auction on 28 February 2013, lot 134, for $2280 to Philadelphia Rare Books and Manuscripts. 3. Acquired by Roger Martin in 2016 from a private North American collector in Philadelphia. Text: This grant of arms records that various male members of the Perez de Camino family sought in the first half of the seventeenth century to have their nobility confirmed, but were denied this by the local heraldic authority. The brothers and cousin named here appealed this decision, and despite local opposition, were able to establish their claim in the royal court. The testimonies of a long list of witnesses to the history of the family and the legitimacy of their marriages are included here.

Auction archive: Lot number 128
Auction:
Datum:
6 Jul 2021
Auction house:
Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
16-17 Pall Mall
St James’s
London, SW1Y 5LU
United Kingdom
[email protected]
+44 (0)20 78398880
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