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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 171

Mark Catesby, The Round Crested Duck & Buffle Duck

Estimate: $500 - $700

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
$300,000 $10,000

Property from the Collection of Esther Shaver, Beaufort, SC


Mark Catesby (GA/UK, 1683-1749), The Round Crested Duck and the Buffle Duck, Hand Colored Engravings, 3rd Edition, the first numbered 'T. 94' at top and named 'Mergus' at bottom, the second numbered 'T. 95' at top and named 'Anas &c' at bottom, both matted and in giltwood frames. Frame size: 19 in. x 22 1/2 in.

Measurements: Height: by sight, 10 3/4 in. x Width: 14 1/4 in.


Overall good condition, some mild foxing, Buffle duck paper wavy at left side, not viewed out of frames, wear to gilt and frames.

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