02-24-2002 02-24-2002
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
2128
February 24, 2002 10:00 AMCalender
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Silk Needlework and Watercolor Memorial Picture

$4,700$4,000
Auction: Sale #2128 - 2128 Location: Bolton Date / Time: February 24, 2002 10:00AM

Description:

Silk Needlework and Watercolor Memorial Picture,Richardson Family, c. 1820, depicting two painted urn-topped monuments beneath a willow tree, inscribed "Sacred to the Memory of Mrs. Hannah Richardson who died May 31st 1820 Aged 36," the other "Sacred to the memory of John Gilson who died April 21st 1816 Ae 7 wks.," two painted gravestones in a solidly stitched foreground, flowering tree and a small church, the background with painted hills and blue sky, in a gilt and eglomise mat, framed, 24 x 24 1/4 in.

Provenance: From a private needlework collection.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Provenance: From a private needlework collection.

Keywords

Hannah Richardson, John Gilson