06-08-2008 06-08-2008
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2412 Boston
June 8, 2008 11:00 AMCalender

Needlework Picture

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2412 Location: Boston Date / Time: June 08, 2008 11:00AM


Needlework Picture, "Ann Evans aged 10 years 1845," probably England, worked in silk threads on a linen ground, with central masonry building surrounded by a landscape with trees, birds, stag, and dog, enclosed on three sides with a flowering vine, (toning, small losses), 13 x 19 3/4 in., in a likely original molded wood frame.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

small losses to background fabric l.r., l.l., and c.l., the frame backing has remnants of newspaper affixed to it with references to London and other British towns, the frame has many cracks around it.


Freemasonry, United Kingdom, Ann Evans, London