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Pair of Framed Painted Cut-paper Pictures

Auction:
2431
Lot:
279
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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Pair of Framed Painted Cut-paper Pictures, 19th century, the two pictures composed of intricately cut white paper borders and motifs with watercolor painted round reserves on a light blue paper ground, one centered with a sailing vessel flanked by musical instruments and weapons of war, accented by cut -paper rampant lions, musical instruments, weapons of war, mermaids, and floral and foliate swags; the other centered with a spire-topped building, flanked by seashells, accented with cut-paper floral, foliate, and bird designs, sight size 12 1/4 x 15 1/4 in., in later eglomise mats and molded giltwood frames.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

Seashell, Watercolor painting

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