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Two English Needlework Pictures

Auction:
2875B
Lot:
646
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2875B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 09, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Two English Needlework Pictures, late 17th/early 18th century, each with silk and metallic threads, mounted in later frames; one depicting a stag in a forested landscape with oak trees, ht. 9 1/2, wd. 14 1/4 sight; the other depicting two figures with a castle, lion, unicorn, birds, and urn of flowers, with foliate scroll vines, ht. 10 1/2, wd. 15 7/8 in. sight.
Estimate $400-600

Each with various losses, staining, and tears. Figural stumpwork picture with silk background heavily corroded. "Forested" picture with minor areas of corrosion to backing, scattered repairs. Please see additional detailed images. Pictures not examined or removed from frames.


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

Landscape, Landscape painting, Painting, Silk

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