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Eleven 19th Century Embossed Paper Lace Valentines

Auction:
2334
Lot:
121
Sold for:
$88$75

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Auction:
Discovery - 2334
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
October 19, 2006 5:00PM

Description:

Eleven 19th Century Embossed Paper Lace Valentines, in various states of completion, including a Windsor of a bucolic couple amongst the beasts; a Berlin & Jones of two shepherding couples amongst cherubs; a Kershaw & Son of love angels in ceremony; three various embossed paper lace covers and a quantity of gilt embossed paper lace partials consisting of a Windsor depicting a tented courting couple; a Kershaw and Son silver gilt paper lace frame with cornucopia and putti, a silver gilt Windsor of an angel in a grotto, an unmarked silver gilt with four circular openings, and an English registered silver gilt depicting a boating couple amongst putti, (general imperfections, glue residue). Provenance: Ex-collection John Darcy Noble.
Estimate $200-300

Keywords

Windsor, Kershaw and Son, John Darcy Noble, Gold, Lace, Paper Lace, Silver-gilt, Silversmithing

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