Lot 43

Two Framed Needlework Samplers

Estimate: $300 - $500

Bid Increments

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$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

British, 19th century, each silk on linen sampler with verse within floral border: one signed "Alleis Calveart...1801", Adam and Eve below the Tree of Knowledge, birds, floral urns, and trees, sight 19 x 14-1/2 in.; one signed "Eleanor Hollow...August 8 1828", house flanked by pine trees, clock of cows and sheep, shepherd with a dog, sight 12-1/2 x 16-1/4 in.; framed, larger 21 x 16-1/2 in.

Provenance: Private Collection


not examined out of frames, several areas of thinning and small holes throughout, scattered staining and fading; frames with light wear and abrasions

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Private Collection