949
949

IMPORTANT AMERICAN FOLK ART FROM THE COLLECTION OF BOBBI AND RALPH TERKOWITZ

Fine and Rare Painted and Embroidered Silk Picture, Wrought by Sally Bent at Mrs. Saunders and Miss Beach's Academy, Dorchester, Massachusetts, circa 1804
Estimate
12,00018,000
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949

IMPORTANT AMERICAN FOLK ART FROM THE COLLECTION OF BOBBI AND RALPH TERKOWITZ

Fine and Rare Painted and Embroidered Silk Picture, Wrought by Sally Bent at Mrs. Saunders and Miss Beach's Academy, Dorchester, Massachusetts, circa 1804
Estimate
12,00018,000
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Fine and Rare Painted and Embroidered Silk Picture, Wrought by Sally Bent at Mrs. Saunders and Miss Beach's Academy, Dorchester, Massachusetts, circa 1804
the figures of the "monarch" and "rural maid" rendered, along with trees and grass, in silk stitches on a white silk ground; the flock of sheep, at left in wool French Knots; all within the original black glass églomisé mat inscribed Wrought by Sally Bent, At Mrs. Saunders and Miss Beach's Academy Dorchester. 1804; in the original giltwood and gesso frame.
19 3/8 by 14 in.
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Provenance

C.F. Hovey Co. Boston, Massachusetts.

Important Americana

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