CHARLES II BEADWORK BASKET, DATED 1662
initialed MB and dated 1662 on a white beaded ground, the base depicting a man and woman flanking the Royal Oak with the face of Charles II surrounded by deer, a leopard, dogs and a fox; the openwork sides and handles worked in multicolor stripes; some losses
Height 7 in. by Length 18 1/2 in. by Depth 13 1/2 in.
Alistair Sampson Antiques, Ltd., London
Milwaukee Art Museum, Strung, Woven, Knitted and Sewn: Beadwork from Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas, November 21, 1997- January 18, 1998