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Two Continental Silkwork Pictures

Auction:
2183
Lot:
841
Sold for:
$176$150

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Auction:
Sale #2183 - 2183
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 25, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

Two Continental Silkwork Pictures, late 19th century, octagonal, one depicting a monk saint surrounded by children and putti, the other a saint holding a child and a lily stem, both made using twisted strands of silk applied to backing, embellished with painted silk detailing, framed, sight lg. 11 3/4 in.

Note: Deaccessioned from a Northeastern Institution.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

Northeastern Institution, Maize, Silk