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Silk Needlework and Watercolor Picture

Auction:
2195
Lot:
1053
Sold for:
$470$400

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Auction:
Sale #2195 - 2195
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 02, 2002 11:00AM

Description:

Silk Needlework and Watercolor Picture, America, 1806, depicting a woman standing on a rocky and tree lined embankment with her arm outstretched as if waving farewell, to a ship in the distance, tossing in a turbulent sea, worked in chenille and solid stitches with handpainted facial features and sky, identified and signed on a gilt and black oval eglomise mat "Nichola Ann Tronson Fecit 1806," gilt gesso frame, (toning, slight tear in background), 16 1/8 x 11 3/4 in. (sight).
Estimate $400-600

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Nichola Ann Tronson Fecit