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Julius Garfinkel & Co. Needlepoint and Silver Purse

Auction:
2844T
Lot:
1656
Sold for:
$185$150

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Auction:
Discovery - 2844T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
September 10, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Julius Garfinkel & Co. Needlepoint and Silver Purse, the reticulated silver mount with caryatids and unicorns over a floral needlepoint bag, with original silk-lined box.
Estimate $200-250

The needlework seems solid without any pulls or loose areas. There is some staining to the interior. The clasp is sterling silver. There is some discoloration of the thread to the bottom of the bag. Dimensions: ht. 7 1/2, wd. 6 1/2, chain lg. 9 in.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Acropolis of Athens, Caryatid, Embroidery, Garfinkel, Needlepoint

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