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Framed Needlework British Sampler

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
604
Sold for:
$677$550

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

Description:

Framed Needlework British Sampler, c. 1796, depicting a flower pot flanked by crowned birds and boy and girl playing badminton, all above another basket of flowers, signed by "1796 by Miss Jane Cook," sight ht. 19, wd. 13 7/8 in.
Estimate $700-900

Dark; edges fraying and evidence of tacking along edges.


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

Embroidery, Ouest Department, Sampler

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