July 10, 2020 06:00 PM EDT Downingtown, PA


Five carved butterprints

Five carved butterprints, 19th c., to include oval heart, paisley, eagle, moon and stars, etc. The oval heart pictured in Machmer Just for Nice, page 56, figure 233. Provenance: Oval heart - Backenstoe family of Barto, Pennsylvania in late 1960's; Paisley - Joseph Seem estate, Zionsville, Pennsylvania 2005; moon and stars on-site auction in Powder Valley for the Carrie Stahl Schultz estate (Carrie was a decorator for Stahl Pottery).

Condition:Expected wear.

Estimate: $600 - $900
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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