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Late George III Needlepoint Settee

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
526
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2850B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 10, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Late George III Needlepoint Settee, England, 19th century, with later components, camel-back with polychrome wool needlework and silk scenes of figures, acanthus foliage and floral motifs, on hairy claw-and-ball foot, ht. 36 1/4, wd. 74, dp. 30 in.

N.B. Property sold to benefit the Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts.
Estimate $800-1,200

Crack in front leg. Some restorations to brown needlework particularly to front of seat cushion and newer fabric support underneath seat, minor separations of fabric on seat, needlework in good condition overall, some loss/fraying of silk on sides and back, cording detached or loose in areas.


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.

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