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Five Embroidered Belt Purses

Auction:
3212B
Lot:
409
Sold for:
$1,107$900

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

Description:

Five Embroidered Belt Purses, China, 19th/20th century, each a small pouch attached to a belt loop, one embroidered with a shishi and a deer, another two with floral sprays, another with a crane, bats, all in seed and couched stitches, and one with iridescent and couched archaic-style meander, two with macrame attachment to the flaps, pouch lg. to 5 5/8 in.

Provenance: The collection of Nancy Murphy.
Estimate $500-700

Wear to trim on back of two purses, two with light staining to silk and one with thread loss/guide lines visible.


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, Pouch, China

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