Lot 241

A richly decorated Italian letter of nobility, circa 1711

Works of Art, Antiquities, Asian and Russian Art | A92kua | Live auction | 888 Lots


Mixed technique on parchment. Six-page letter with finely hand-painted frame profusely embellished with blossoms, birds, and fruits. On the first page a portrait of the ennobled physician Fabius Mascotti. Four pages inscribed in Latin, partially gold raised letters. The final page a coat of arms with ornate frame. In original folder of gold-embossed leather with two attached seals in leather capsules. Dimensions 24.5 x 18 cm.

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General Information

The auction starts on Monday, May 16, 2022 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 1 - 891. The pre-sale view will take place from 9 - 14 May 2022 in our auction rooms at Bretonischer Ring 3 in 85630 Grasbrunn / Munich from 11 am to 5 pm (CET).