Lot 140: Embroidered Picture

DominicWinter

2015-10-06 14:51:31

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Lot 140: Embroidered Picture. A large embroidered picture of a young lady at a tomb in a landscape, circa 1820, worked in silk and chenille threads on cream silk, mainly in shades of green, yellow, and brown, with the tomb in beadwork in red and other colours, some tears in silk ground to edges of design, contemporary dealer's engraved label on verso 'P. Boscetti & Co., Amsterdam', 63.5 x 52cm (25 x 20.5ins), together with five other textile pictures, including an oval chenille embroidered and watercolour landscape with figures by a river and a fortification in the background, early 19th century, verre eglomise mount, framed, with contemporary framer's engraved label on verso (Marnoch, Edinburgh), and an oval picture embroidered in silks and chenille, with a Biblical scene of three figures, early 19th century, framed, with contemporary engraved label on verso 'Kearney's Looking-Glass Ware-House, No.49 Henry Street, Dublin' (6) Dominic Winter's Antiques & Fine Art Auction October 2015 Thursday, 15th October 2015 Estimate: £100-200
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