November 16, 2018 09:00 AM EST Asheville, North Carolina


A Maximillian II Document

Patent of Nobility for, signed under fold left "Maximillianus" Maximilian II (1527–1576), Holy Roman Emperor, King of Bohemia, Hungary Croatia et al., together with another official, hand-calligraphed and illuminated vellum sheet, royal seal embedded in beeswax attached with cord and drawn through a bottom fold, 14 x 23-3/4 in. (unfolds to 18-3/4 in. vertically)



Provenance:From the Collection of Daniel Bibb, Atlanta, Georgia


vertical and horizontal folds, water staining with water damage to coat of arms, verso with grime, staining from wax seal, cracks and losses to seal commensurate with age

Estimate: $300 - $600
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