08-08-2015 08-09-2015
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2838M Marlborough
August 8, 2015 10:00AMCalender

Watercolor and Needlework Memorial Picture

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2838M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 08, 2015 10:00AM


Watercolor and Needlework Memorial Picture, probably New England, c. 1804, worked in silk threads on a silk ground, the monument with pen inscriptions under a willow tree, with a mourning woman kneeling at front, her features painted in watercolors, the circular scene with original eglomise mat and square gilt-gesso frame, needlework dia. 14 1/2, frame 19 1/2 x 20 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

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