Fraktur/Watercolor /Bookplate



Pennsylvania,19th century watercolor/ fraktur/book plate of two fancy birds- a peacock and a phoenix. The details are exquisite and the condition is excellent. The bird on the left is a royal blue peacock with a green wing. The bird on the right is a red phoenix with blue wings. Both are perched on a weeping type tree, perhaps a willow or palm. This piece is most likely an allegorical rendering. In early Christian thought, a peacock and a phoenix as a pair represented the resurrection of Christ. The red and yellow paint decorated period pine frame is in excellent condition.



Dealer Noonmark Antiques
Date: 19th Century
Origin Pennsylvania
Artist/Maker
Measurements The frame measures 6 x 8
Inventory View Dealer's Inventory
Website http://www.noonmarkantiques.com
Price $725.
Contact Lisa & Charlie Hammell, 856-234-8344 or 609-313-8275 or  info@NoonmarkAntiques.com

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