A beadwork basket English, mid 17th Century

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A beadwork basket
English, mid 17th Century

Sold for £ 10,800 (US$ 15,278) inc. premium
A beadwork basket
English, mid 17th Century
Of tray form, with a shaped handle to each side, the curved sides with a lion, a stag, a lamb and a parrot, leaves, flowers and a peapod, with a vase and berries to each corner, the trellis designed basket base with the King and Queen, each having a glass head and hands, an attendant holding the Queen's train, and a turreted castle, clouds and the sun,
56cm wide x 44.5cm deep x 12.5cm high (22in wide x 17.5in deep x 5in high).

Footnotes

  • For similar work see (i) Domestic Needlework by G. Saville Seligman and Talbot Hughes, plate 99, pub. 1926 (ii) English and other Needlework, Tapestries and Textiles in the Irwin Untermeyer Collection by Yvonne Hackenbrooch, plate 72, pub 1960
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A beadwork basket English, mid 17th Century
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