Title: Genealogical Family Tree for Guillaume de Fontaine, Lord of Perroy, and his descendants. Illuminated Manuscript on Parchment, August 3 1696
Condition: Very Good
A late 17th century genealogical family tree for Guillaume de Fontaine, Lord of Perroy, and his descendants, of the de Fontaine family, originally from the county of Artois, Belgium. The family tree is written in French and is adorned with 15 watercolor coats of arms, many accentuated and illuminated with gold. The last coat of arms for Jacques Phillipe de Fontaine is extremely detailed.
This family tree has been signed by the King’s herald-at-arms, Jean-Baptiste de Grez, and was issued in Brussels, Belgium. There are two large seals, preserved under paper, in vivid detail.
One illuminated manuscript on parchment, 42.5 x 34 cm
This manuscript is in very good shape, with minor rubbing and some scattered staining.