Lot 613: Embroidered Picture



2015-06-29 14:45:40

Lot 613: Embroidered Picture. A circular needlework picture of Abraham and the sacrifice of Isaac, English, circa 1830s, showing Isaac bound on an altar, with Abraham poised to slay his son, and an angel in the sky above, worked in coloured wools on linen, in long and short stitch and French knots, in shades of brown, green, pink, and blue, with faces, limbs, and some background details drawn in ink, one small edge stain, diameter 30cm (11.75ins), verre eglomise mount, framed, with old framer's label on reverse (Thos. W. Hampton, Aberdeen) (1) Dominic Winter's Children’s & Illustrated Books Auction June 2015 Thursday, 11th June 2015 Estimate: £100-150
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