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Nine Mid-19th Century Embossed and Paper Lace Valentines

Auction:
2334
Lot:
50
Sold for:
$529$450

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

Description:

Nine Mid-19th Century Embossed and Paper Lace Valentines, two each by Mansell, Kershaw, and Meek, and three others; including a Kershaw mirror valentine, a delicate paper lace with hand-colored vase of flowers by A.W. Reeve with petals opening to reveal hand-written sentiments, and two with gilt foil, Dresden, and scrap decoration, (general imperfections, toned, glue residue).
Provenance: Ex-collection John Darcy Noble.
Estimate $200-300

Keywords

Dresden, John Darcy Noble, Embossing, Lace, Paper Lace, Valentine's Day

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