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Premier Auction - Session II - February 4, 2023

Sat, Feb 4, 2023 09:00AM EST
Lot 864

Monumental American Rococo Revival Needlework Fire Screen

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000

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$0 $25
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$1,000 $100
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$3,000 $250
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$10,000 $1,000
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$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

probably New York, mid 19th century, with rose and leaf carved cartouche, frame centering a needlework and petit point panel depicting Jesus and Mary Magdalene, on pierced carved pedestal base with carved scroll feet, probably rosewood and mahogany, 78 x 41 x 31 in.

Note:  ?This lot contains animal or plant material that may be restricted under federal, state and/or local law. Prospective bidders should check all applicable government wildlife restrictions prior to placing a bid. The buyer is solely responsible for obtaining any necessary licenses or permits from federal, state and/or local authorities applicable to their purchase or transport of the object. Please note that bidders in New Jersey may not bid on any lots containing elephant ivory, mammoth ivory, or rhinoceros horn.


Provenance: John W. Stark House, Springfield, Tennessee


generally good, screw repairs at back of joint of screen to pedestal, break and repair at one ankle, needlework in very good condition, scattered very minor losses and repairs to carved elements, dark stain makes clear wood identification difficult