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Two English embroidered and needlework pictures, 18th century

UK: Greenford Park Warehouse

Estimate:

2,000 - 3,000 GBP

Property from the Estate of Philip Astley-Jones

Two English embroidered and needlework pictures, 18th century

Two English embroidered and needlework pictures, 18th century

Estimate:

2,000 - 3,000 GBP

Lot sold:

2,268

GBP

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Property from the Estate of Philip Astley-Jones

Two English embroidered and needlework pictures, 18th century


including a floral embroidered picture finely worked in chain stitch with polychrome wools with various flowers and a small hillocky island centre of the lower edge, on a plain weave woven blue ground, probably originally part of a larger panel, within a glazed dark frame, together with a mythological needlework panel, dated 1744, worked in polychrome wool and silk in gros and petit-point, with a central cartouche enclosing a female classical figure with a tambourine, representing either Erato the muse of love and poetry, or Terpsichore, the muse of dance and song, flanked by two putti, one playing a flute in a woodland setting with oak trees, against a caramel ground with sprays of various flowers in each corner, dated 1744, lower left corner, within a later glazed ebonised and gilt frame

Framed floral panel: 44.5cm high, 51cm wide; 1ft 5in, 1ft 8in.

Together with a framed mythological panel: 38cm high, 49cm wide, 3cm deep; 1ft 2in, 1ft 7in, 1.18in.

Embroidered Floral Panel Full measurements: Approximately: Frame 44.5cm high, 51cm wide; 1ft 5in, 1ft 8in. Textile 41cm high, 47cm wide, 1ft 4in, 1ft 6in. Reduced in size, especially in width, with evidence of design extending beyond edges, stitches and joins in top left and right corners, additional distress lower right edge. Some small holes for example below the right hand lower carnation in centre. Stitches missing in some areas of the design. The frame with blackened wooden panel on reverse. Sticker applied: Rowley, 140-142 Church Street, Kensington W8 Needlework Mythological Panel, dated 1744, Full measurements: Approximately Frame: 60cm high, 51.5cm wide; 1ft. 11in, 1ft. 8in. Textile visible: 41.5cm high, 50cm wide; 1ft 4in, 1ft 7in. Overall good condition, some rucking around the lower left curve of the cartouche to the caramel ground, and small repairs.



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