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Needlework-framed Mirror

Auction:
3278M
Lot:
19
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3278M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 11, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Needlework-framed Mirror, England, 18th century, the oval mirror plate set in a shaped rectangular japanned frame with needlework background depicting men, women, castles, insects, and coats of arms, ht. 27, wd. 21 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

The needlework is soiled and has small scattered losses. The inner frame is split at the top and bottom. There are a few shrinkage separations in the exterior frame. The back is secured with later small brass screws. The mirror plate is not original.


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