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Four Embroidered Purses

Auction:
3212B
Lot:
406
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

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

Description:

Four Embroidered Purses, China, 19th/20th century, kidney form, two cream and brown similarly embroidered with censers and precious objects, one dark and light blue embroidered with auspicious fruit, all in seed and couched stitch, and one in blue and lilac embroidered with fruit in couched gold thread, wd. to 4 1/2 in.

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

Light staining to light colored silks, minor hole to one cream/brown purse, damage and wear to area at edge of the other, minor thread wear to blue purse.


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, Embroidery, Goldwork, Needlework, China

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