7A fine needlework picture English, 17th Century
Lot 61
A fine needlework picture English, 17th Century
Sold for £6,600 (US$ 11,093) inc. premium
Lot Details
A fine needlework picture
English, 17th Century
The ivory satin ground with purled, coiled, raised and padded work in coloured silks and metal thread, with an elegant lady playing a harp and a suitor before her, (emblematic of Music and Poetry), to the left a seated lady holds a rose in her hand and has a dog on her lap, (Flora), to the right a seated lady rests her cheek in her hand, (emblematic of Plenty), near a basket of fruit, in the background a castle, a tent, a leopard and a pear tree, to the foreground a duck swimming on a pond, a dragon, a lion, a bird with insect in its beak, a rabbit, fruit and flowers,
33cm x 46cm (13in x 18in), framed and glazed
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    Bonhams
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  2. Claire Browne
    Specialist - English Furniture and Works of Art
    Bonhams
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    Solihull, B93 0HT
    United Kingdom
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