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Three Embroidered Purses and an Aromatic Pouch

Auction:
3212B
Lot:
405
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3212B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 22, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Three Embroidered Purses and an Aromatic Pouch, China, 19th century, the purses kidney form, two embroidered in counted stitch with censers and scholarly objects, one embroidered with a shou symbol and peonies in seed stitch, the aromatic pouch embroidered with censers in couched and satin stitch, wd. to 4 in.

Provenance: The collection of Nancy Murphy.
Estimate $600-800

Minor holes to darker purse with censer, some minor fraying to lighter censer purse, few areas of worn threads to aromatic pouch.


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. 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 shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Nancy Murphy, Censer, Cultures, Embroidery, Human behavior, Pouch, Satin stitch, China

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