Lot 5

Three Framed Needlework Samplers

Estimate: $500 - $700

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

late 18th/19th century, comprising: probably Scottish example, dated "1772", wool on linen, alphabet, animal, figural, and floral decoration within floral border, sight 12 x 7-3/4 in.; one Isle of Man example, signed "Eleanor Bridson...Christmas 1831", alphabet and verse, 8 x 6-5/8 in.; one British example, signed "Mary Francis...1786", alphabet and verse with sailing ships, birds, flowers, etc., 15-3/4 x 12 in.; framed, largest 16-3/4 x 13 in.

Provenance: Private Collection


not examined out of frames, fading, browning, scattered light staining throughout; frames with light wear and abrasions

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Private Collection