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Small Silk and Watercolor Needlework Picture

Auction:
2880B
Lot:
125
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2880B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 27, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Small Silk and Watercolor Needlework Picture, Elizabeth Lovering, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 1809, worked in threads on a silk ground, depicting a mother and daughter standing in a landscape with a Federal house, the maker identified on a small paper oval at lower center, (minor stains to silk), 10 1/4 x 13 1/2 in. (sight), in a molded rosewood veneer frame.
Estimate $4,000-6,000


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

Elizabeth Lovering, Lovering, Silk, Silk Road, Watercolor painting, Portsmouth

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