537
537
Fine and Rare Silk Embroidered and Painted Picture: Disinterestedness of Phocion, Sarah Batelle, Mrs. Saunders & Miss Beach's Academy, Dorchester, Massachusetts, circa 1815
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 USD
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537
Fine and Rare Silk Embroidered and Painted Picture: Disinterestedness of Phocion, Sarah Batelle, Mrs. Saunders & Miss Beach's Academy, Dorchester, Massachusetts, circa 1815
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important American Schoolgirl Embroideries: The Landmark Collection of Betty Ring

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Fine and Rare Silk Embroidered and Painted Picture: Disinterestedness of Phocion, Sarah Batelle, Mrs. Saunders & Miss Beach's Academy, Dorchester, Massachusetts, circa 1815
Embroidered and painted on silk, inscribed in gold lettering on the églomisé mat.
Height 12 in. by width 15 1/2 in.
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Provenance

Leon F.S. Stark, Philadelphia, March 20, 1967

Exhibited

American Needlework Treasures: Samplers and Silk Embroideries from the Collection of Betty Ring at the Museum of American Folk Art (p.74, fig. 120)

Catalogue Note

Phocion was an Athenian statesman (c. 402-317 BCE).

Important American Schoolgirl Embroideries: The Landmark Collection of Betty Ring

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New York