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4Pcs Laid Paper ANTIQUE HAND-COLORED BOTANICAL ENGRAVINGS 1770 Flower Anatomy Miller Genevieve De Nangis Regnault Safran Terre-Merit Napel Heliotrope

4Pcs Laid Paper ANTIQUE HAND-COLORED BOTANICAL ENGRAVINGS 1770 Flower Anatomy Miller Genevieve De Nangis Regnault Safran Terre-Merit Napel Heliotrope


Details: These five antique botanical plates are all hand-tinted engravings on laid paper and have been dated 1770. These items measure between (approximately) 13.25" x 17.25" and 13.25" x 20."

"Les Safran Des Indes" is accompanied by a corresponding page of text . Three of the plates are credited in the plate to "Gve. de Nangis Regnault" and dates in pencil on the verso all read 1770. The two other items by Genevieve de Nangis Regnault are "Le Napel" and "l'Heliotrope". All three of these include smaller depictions of flower or plant anatomy.

The final piece also has representations of flowers and seed anatomy and the pencil notation on the verso credits it to "Miller" and it is also dated 1770. This paper contains a watermark that reads "J. Whatman."
Condition / Notes: These items show beautifully with strong lines and bright coloration. The Heliotrope piece shows some odd, dark discoloration around the perimeter of the plate strike area. Otherwise, there is only a small amount of scattered foxing/toning. The paper is bright with very little edge wear.

The stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $12.50

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4Pcs Laid Paper ANTIQUE HAND-COLORED BOTANICAL

Estimate $150 - $300Aug 26, 2018
Freeville, NY, USA