SOLD! for $377.00.
(Note: Prices realized include a buyer's premium.)
- Low Estimate: $500.00
- High Estimate: $1,000.00
- Realized: $377.00
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George III firescreen or pole screen with original signed and dated wool needlework on linen canvas. The petit point embroidered picture of a bouquet is worked in pink, green, blue and gold colors against a burgundy ground, 32 stitches per inch, and is signed in the lower margin "Mary Wildes" and dated 1762. The mahogany pole features a brass finial, tripod base with carved knees and slipper feet. Screen measures – 23 1/2" H x 18 1/4" W. Pole 60 1/4" H. 18th century, English. Note: Needlework was professionally conserved by Textile Preservation Workshop of South Salem New York in 1990 (paperwork included with this lot). Condition: Repairs and restoration to pole screen base; needlework professionally conserved but with some losses to ground (conservation report accompanies this lot).