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Lot 825

Fraktur Watercolor of a Pair of Goldfinch

Estimate: $400 - $800

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Fraktur watercolor on paper of a pair of goldfinches. Painted by Timethy Ladd, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, circa 1830. Original tiger maple frame. Framed H 11-3/4" W 9-7/8" D 9/16" Sight: H 9- 5/8" W 7-5/8" Provenance: "This was the property of Catherine Fry (nee Smith). Jay's Great Grandmother (1828- 1917). It was made for her as a prize by her school-teacher probably in the 1840's" Copy and paste this link for a high-res image. https://www.dropbox.com/s/db743sjmu3z3rww/18280274_1.jpg?dl=0