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Auktion: The Exceptional Sale
wurde versteigert am: 29. Oktober 2019
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A MAGNIFICENT CHARLES II NEEDLEWORK CASKET

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A MAGNIFICENT CHARLES II NEEDLEWORK CASKET CIRCA 1660-70 Worked in coloured silks on an ivory silk ground with The Story of Joseph, the front showing his brothers, the top with Joseph and Potiphar's wife, the back showing Joseph being thrown into the well and sold into slavery, the side with Pharoah's dream; with many details in raised 'stumpwork' and moss work, embellished with seed pearls and lace; the inside lined in salmon pink silk and marbled paper, with a print of a country scene, signed Aubrey Exe'd; the inside fitted for writing with four glass bottles and compartments for letters and ink wells, the whole removing to reveal a bottom compartment lined with pink, padded silk; with an associated purse worked with roses in green and pink silks, embroidered " Iean Morris is name 1660 "; with a matching needlework pen or knife case, two silk-wrapped goose quill pens and a bookmark of pink, yellow and blue silk The casket: 5.5 x 14 x 10 in. (14 x 35 x 25.4 cm.) Provenance The Property of a Lady; Christie's South Kensington, Important Costume and Needlework , 23 October 1990, lot 193 (illustrated on the cover). Syd Levethan: The Longridge Collection.

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Auktionshaus: Christie's
Titel: The Exceptional Sale
Auktionsdatum: 29.10.2019
Adresse: Christie's
New York