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Fourteen 19th Century Mostly Gilt and Scrap Decorated Embossed Paper Lace Valentines

Auction:
2334
Lot:
58
Sold for:
$499$425

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

Description:

Fourteen 19th Century Mostly Gilt and Scrap Decorated Embossed Paper Lace Valentines, including a small New England Valentine Co., Whitney, and Mossman; a Mullord Bros. example (possibly Esther Howland); a multi-layered Meek; two similar multi-layered and another highly colored Whitney, two with envelopes; a Wood and a Windsor both with French blue backgrounds; two multi-layered with wreath framed Della Robbia-style cameos; and two others, (general imperfections, toned, glue residue). Provenance: Ex-collection John Darcy Noble.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

Windsor, Mullord Bros., New England Valentine Co., Della Robbia-style, Esther Howland, John Darcy Noble, Cameo, Esther, Glass art, Hardstone carving, Valentine's Day

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