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Winter Southern Estates and Collections: Session I

Tue, Feb 13, 2024 10:00AM EST
  • Collection of Esther Shaver, Beaufort, SC
Lot 55

Mark Catesby, The Pigeon of Passage, Engraving

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
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Property from the Collection of Esther Shaver, Beaufort, SC


Mark Catesby (GA/UK, 1683-1749), The Pigeon of Passage, Hand Colored Engraving, titled "Palumbus Migratorius. The Pigeon of Passage" in plate lower right and numbered "T. 23," with further description of Red Oak lower right, with associated page of text affixed to verso, with W. Graham Arader III label on frame, and "Americana Collection Property of Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette" label, matted and in a wood frame. Frame size: 22 3/4 in. x 26 7/8 in.

Measurements: Height: by sight, 11 5/8 in. x Width: 15 1/4 in.


Overall good condition, paper toned, light wear to frame, some foxing, not viewed out of frame.

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