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FS17: Three Day Fine Art Sale

A 17th Century Needlework Box of Rectangular Outline

Auction Lot FS17/658

A 17th century needlework box of rectangular outline, the lid decorated with a central figure of a lady playing a lute under a canopy, a lady holding a mirror another holding a flower, a gentleman holding fruit and another holding a bird, surrounded by birds, insects, stag and hound, the sides depicting biblical scenes including Hagar praying for water, the sacrifice of Issac, Rebecca at the well, surrounded by a camel, butterflies, hares, snails and insects, each panel enclosed by metal thread borders, 38cm wide, 14.5cm high and 28.5cm deep. To be collected.

A 17th Century Needlework Box of Rectangular Outline (FS17/658) offered in our Three Day Fine Art Sale starting on 29th January 2013 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

A 17th century needlework box of rectangular outline, the lid decorated with a central figure of a lady playing a lute under a canopy, a lady holding a mirror another holding a flower, a gentleman holding fruit and another holding a bird, surrounded by birds, insects, stag and hound, the sides depicting biblical scenes including Hagar praying for water, the sacrifice of Issac, Rebecca at the well, surrounded by a camel, butterflies, hares, snails and insects, each panel enclosed by metal thread borders, 38cm wide, 14.5cm high and 28.5cm deep. To be collected.

Estimate

£2,500 - £3,500

Department

Works of Art & Clocks

Fine Art Category

Tapestry and Stumpwork

Sale Information

FS17: Three Day Fine Art Sale
Tuesday, 29th January 2013
Wednesday, 30th January 2013
Thursday, 31st January 2013

Okehampton Street, Exeter

This lot will be sold after 12:30pm on Thursday, 31st January 2013 as part of the Collectors' Items, Works of Art and Clocks section of the sale.

Contact

For more information about this particular auction lot, please contact:-

Martin McIlroyMartin McIlroy


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Important Notes

Weights and measurements are approximate guidelines only, unless otherwise stated to the contrary.

Please note that we are unable to provide a wrapping, packing and despatch service ourselves, but we have negotiated preferential rates with Mailbox Etc.

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