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Five Embroidered Purses

Auction:
3212B
Lot:
412
Sold for:
$431$350

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

Description:

Five Embroidered Purses, China, 20th century, one embroidered with a shishi lion, one embroidered with creatures from a folk tale, one with auspicious objects and fruit, one with auspicious fruit and butterflies, and one with a floral motif, in various stitches including counted, satin, and seed, size to 4 1/2 x 4 5/8 in.

Provenance: The collection of Nancy Murphy.
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

Nancy Murphy, Chinese culture, Chinese guardian lions, East Asian culture, Embroidery, Visual arts, China

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