October 03, 2020 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


Charles II Silk Raised Needlework

British, mid 17th century, Cavalier and Lady, grotto and pond below, leopard and lion in bottom corners, castles with mica windows in upper corners, silk, metallic thread and bead accents on silk ground, raised and detached buttonhole elements, 8-1/2 x 12 in.; 18th century, reverse profile cushion tortoise veneer frame, 17-3/4 x 14-1/4 in.

Note: â—‰This lot contains animal or plant material that may be restricted under federal, state and/or local law. Prospective bidders should check all applicable government wildlife restrictions prior to placing a bid. The buyer is solely responsible for obtaining any necessary licenses or permits from federal, state and/or local authorities applicable to their purchase or transport of the object. Please note that bidders in New Jersey may not bid on any lots containing elephant ivory, mammoth ivory, or rhinoceros horn.


Provenance:Alistair Sampson Antiques, Ltd., London; Property from the Collection of Dudley and Constance Godfrey


splits to silk ground, fading, losses to border at top, some stitch loss to silk floss elements, framed with minor losses to carved liner, some loosening of veneer

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium

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