May 13, 2006 09:00 AM EDT Downingtown, PA


Jacob Maentel(American, 1763-1863), unusual oversi

Jacob Maentel(American, 1763-1863), unusual oversized Pennsylvania watercolor and ink on paper portrait of hatter John Mays of Schaefferstown, Lebanon County, wearing a blue suit holding a top hat in one hand and standing in his millinery before shelves of top hats, done in shades of blue, gray, tan, and white, 15 1/2" x 12 1/2". Illustrated inSunbonnets and Shoofly Pies, A Pennsylvania Dutch Cultural History by John J. Stoudt, p.114.

Estimate: $60,000 - $90,000
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