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Needlework Sampler "Ann Davison,"

Auction:
2880B
Lot:
223
Sold for:
$861$700

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

Description:

Needlework Sampler "Ann Davison," New England, 1843, with meandering vine border surrounding the maker's name, age, and date above a pious verse, and field with pictorial elements including cornucopiae, a rabbit, a deer, floral arrangements, and a multi-turreted building, (toned and faded), 17 1/2 x 17 in., in a giltwood and gesso frame.
Estimate $600-800


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

Cornucopiae, Embroidery, Gesso, Sampler

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