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


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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

Condition:

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
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$840
11/16/2018

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