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English Silk Needlework Picture Depicting an Allegorical Maiden of Music

Auction:
2453
Lot:
648
Sold for:
$119$100

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Auction:
Discovery - 2453
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 16, 2009 10:00AM

Description:

English Silk Needlework Picture Depicting an Allegorical Maiden of Music, late 18th century, rectangular giltwood frame with black and gold verre eglomise octagonal mat, stitched with a central neoclassical female dancer playing a lute, with painted details, in flowering vine border, stitched in silk on silk ground, sight lg. 16 1/2, frame 21 1/8 x 17 3/8 in.
Estimate $125-175

tears to silk to center above lady's head. yellowed, faded, frame darkened and with chips. not examined out of frame.

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head , Silk

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