SOLD! for $300.00.
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- Low Estimate: $350.00
- High Estimate: $450.00
- Realized: $300.00
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Two (2) antique textile items. 1st item: English Queen Anne pole screen or firescreen with rectangular wool needlework landscape scene depicting a manor house nestled in a wooded landscape, probably a fragment of an old tapestry. The mahogany pole features an acorn finial, spiral carved knop, tripod base and slipper feet. 56 1/2" H x 18" W. Early 18th century; needlework may be earlier. 2nd item: Elizabeth Meredith Norfolk Needlework sampler, silk on linen. Floral border enclosing a two story house flanked by baskets of flowers, with gate, tree, and plant motifs above, and verse and signature below. Verse reads "Every word of God is pure. He is a shield unto them that put their trust in him. Add thou not unto his words, lest he reprove thee, and thou be found a liar. Proverbs, Chapter III v.v.vi." Signed "Elizabeth Meredith Norfolk's work in the 11 year of her age Sept. 1808." Dark stained plain hardwood frame. Sight – 16"h x 13 1/2"w. Frame- 19 1/2" H x 16 1/2"W. Condition: 1st item: Overall good condition, pole with minor scattered wear and abrasions. Metal reinforcement added to underside of feet. Some losses to wool on tapestry, notably lower right. Fabric on back of screen is likely a 20th century replacement. 2nd item: Multiple scattered pest holes to ground, largest located next to house and at upper right corner. Not examined out of frame.