For sale is a fantastic antique dated 1880 Spencerian calligraphy drawing of a bird with a tiny scene of a ship at sea underneath, done mainly in black with a bit of teal blue/green. The drawing is surrounded by a leafy vine border completed in teal blue/green and brown. is It is fairly rare to find a drawing of this type in 3 colors. Underneath the sea scene it says "WP Murray Jan. 19, 1880. In the lower right corner it says "Executed and Flourished by WP Murray". The drawing has been placed on a black background in a wonderful fancy frame. The frame and backing aren't original, but they set off the drawing very well. The framed piece measures about 19 1/2" x 14 3/4" with a sight measurement of 16 1/4" x 11 1/2". The drawing itself is about 11 3/4" x 7 3/4". It is in nice antique condition, with some brown stains on the left side, as well as some minor fading, but no holes or rips. The frame is in very nice antique condition, and the backing and wire hanger are new replacements. Please look carefully at the pictures as they are an important part of the description, and be sure to ask any questions. What a charming addition to your cottage Victorian decor!
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Antique Dated 1880 3-Color Spencerian Calligraphy Drawing of Bird & Ship at Sea
$84 SALE PENDING
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