Three (3) 19th century decorative works depicting flowers and birds, likely American. 1st item: Embroidered needlework panel, silk on linen, depicting a flowering basket with roses, tulips, and a variety of other plants and flowers, resting on a naturalistic patch of grass and earth with a bird, lower left. Unsigned. Housed under glass in a tiger maple frame with gilt rabbet edge. Sight – 17 1/2" H x 15 5/8" W. Framed – 20 3/4" H x 19" W. 2nd item: Watercolor on paper cutwork picture depicting a blue urn vase containing a variety of plants and flowers. Laid down on tan paper background. Unsigned. Housed under glass in a decorative gilt wood frame. Sight – 12 1/2" H x 7 5/8" W. Framed – 14 1/2" H x 9 5/8" W. 3rd item: Watercolor on paper painting or theorem depicting a colorful bird perched on a small tree stump, holding a sprig of greenery in its beak. Unsigned. Housed under glass in a black painted wooden frame with gilt rabbet edge. Sight – 5 1/8" H x 5 1/2" W. Framed – 7 1/8" H x 7 1/2" W. CONDITION: 1st item: Overall good condition to embroidery. Overall dampstaining to surface of linen ground. Back panel of frame is not present. 1" x 1/4" break to glass, top left corner. Top section of rabbet edge loose. Areas of loss to finish of frame. Not examined outside of frame. 2nd item: Overall good condition. Minute areas of craquelure, surface of cutout. Areas of acid burn, tan paper background. Not examined outside of frame. 3rd item: Overall dampstaining, foxing spots, to surface of painting. Areas of loss to paint to frame. Not examined outside of frame.
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