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Lot 31: Very Fine Scherenschnitte Cutwork


Estimate: $600 – $900

Paper valentine/memorial, eight-sided globe, white paper with black/purple background, each side with a bird and “Faith, Hope, Charity, the greatest of these three is Charity.”, the center with intricate cutwork hearts and interior kissing birds, three hair wreaths attached with tiny colored paper hearts, and a handwritten poem of 16 lines, dated “Sept 7, 1842″, Dr. L. Stanton, Mrs. J. Stanton, and Samantha Putnam (possibly the artist), in the original hardwood round frame in original varnish finish, with cut round tin back board, fine condition, 8 1/4″ dia (sight), 12” dia (frame); exhibited “Ordinary Folks, Extraordinary Art”, MacCulloch Hall Historical Museum, Morristown, NJ, Aug. 2001-Jan. 2002; (ex. Fertig collection).

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Very Fine Scherenschnitte Cutwork