Ames & Rollinson Illuminated Celtic Love Knot Poem
29 January 2024
Description

9 9/16” x 6 5/8” on paper. Doesn’t appear to be toned. A slight brown spot in the lower middle margin. Original outer box and document book, both lined in moire. Outer box has wear at the corners of the spine.

Dimensions

Outside dimensions of outer box 10 1/2” x 7 5/8” x 7/8”

Acquired from
Secondhand Store
For sale
Yes
Answered within 1 day
By Delia
Jan 30, 12:04 UTC
Fair Market Value
$300 - $500 USD
Suggested Asking Price $600 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Tony,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

An antique illuminated manuscript in presentation binding
by Ames & Rollinson, New York City, first half 20th Century
Depicting a poem in the form of a Celtic knot, with ink and gold leaf inside a side-hinged maroon leather folio, inside a maroon leather box case, embossed "Ames & Rollinson"
Sheet: 9-9/16 by 6-5/8 inches; Case: 10-1/2 by 7-5/8 by 7/8 inches
CONDITION: This illuminated manuscript and cover appear to be in excellent condition with no sign of toning, foxing, excessive handling or other losses.
PROVENANCE: Acquired at a second-hand store
$300-500*
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

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~ Delia

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