April 29, 2017 09:00 AM EDT Downingtown, PA


Jacob Botz (Lancaster, Pennsylvania, active 1775-1

Jacob Botz (Lancaster, Pennsylvania, active 1775-1790), a superb ink, watercolor, and scherenschnitte fraktur, the central script surrounded by eight hearts with script and highly intricate cutwork of flowers and birds, 12" x 15". A similar work by Botz is in the collection of the Free Library of Philadelphia and listed under"Masterpieces". The present example remains in near pristine condition with exceptional color and only a few small losses to the cutwork. Provenance: descended in the family to the present owner.


A few small losses to cutwork. Not laid down. Vibrant.

Estimate: $20,000 - $40,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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