July 14, 2018 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


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Louis XIV Document, 1710

Louis XIV (King of France, 1638-1715), a hand-written document dated November 29, 1710, a military appointment making the Marquis de Lyonne, a colonel of infantry, on vellum, 11-1/2 x 19 in., housed in a custom full leather slipcase, elaborately gilt-decorated and lettered, with three raised bands and a simple cloth chemise, 9-3/4 x 6-3/4 in.

Provenance:Melrose Plantation, Thomasville, Georgia

Condition:

diagonal cut in the vellum but with all parts complete, newsprint catalog clipping attached otherwise near fine; the chemise is very good and the slipcase has wear at the extremities otherwise near fine

Estimate: $400 - $800
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$492
07/14/2018

 

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