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Framed Needlepoint Picture

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
622
Sold for:
$1,169$950

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2888B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 08, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Framed Needlepoint Picture, probably England, 17th century, depicting an elaborate country landscape set with allegorical figures, approx. 21 x 23; mounted in a modern giltwood frame, 26 1/2 x 29 1/4 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,200

Very good condition; wool embroidery with numerous silk highlights; minor soiling throughout. Not examined out of frame.


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

United Kingdom, Allegory, Art genres, Embroidery, Landscape, Landscape painting, Needlepoint

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