08-11-2019 08-11-2019
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3278M Marlborough
August 11, 2019 10:00 AMCalender

"Ann Jones" Needlework Sampler

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


"Ann Jones" Needlework Sampler, England, dated 1776, stitched with four lines of verse and signed within a block at the bottom "Ann Iones her/Work done in/The 11th Year of her/Age 1776" and decorated with Adam and Eve, a pair of houses, flowers and potted plants, deer, crown and "GR," animals and cherubs, all within a meandering flower and vine border, in an early molded and black-painted frame, ht. 16 7/8, wd. 14 1/4 in.
Estimate $300-500

Minor toning; two small holes in the tree between the houses; several small holes at lower right corner.

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