08-14-2016 08-15-2016
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2922M Marlborough
August 14, 2016 10:00AMCalender

Needlework Picture

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2922M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 14, 2016 10:00AM


Needlework Picture, England, 17th century, possibly depicting the Old Testament story of Esther Pleading to King Ahasuerus, the figures surrounded by a variety of birds and beasts, worked in silk threads and seed pearl highlights on canvas, (fading and minor imperfections), 10 1/4 x 15 1/4 in., in the likely original black-painted frame and textured gilt liner.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

still retains very good color,

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Esther Pleading, United Kingdom