Monday, 25 March 2013

Auction News

Hutchinson-Scott of Bedale North Yorkshire will beauctioning this sampler, Lot 240, on 13 April 2013. It is described as a good George III oval Needlework sampler by Christian Shittler and is dated May 21 1819. It is finely embroidered in coloured silks on linen with an entwined floral border, trees, flower tub and central perched bird motif to the top enclosing a verse titled To My ever Honoured Parents. In a verre églomisé frame it measures 14" by 13" and has an estimate of: £400 - £600. For more details, click here.
For lovers of Adam and Eve samplers is Lot 794 with Skinner Inc. of Boston for auction on 6 April 2013. It is a framed English Schoolgirl sampler worked by Harriot Hammond in the tenth year of her age and dated June the 5th 1811. It is in an ebonized wood frame and measures 16.5" x 12.5" and comes with an estimate of: $400 - $600. For more details of this sampler, click here.
Another A&E, this time Lot 138 at Gorringes, Lewes for auction on 27 March 2013. This is described as a Victorian needlework sampler, named and dated Rebecca Elizabeth ... 1831. It measures 16.52 x 16.5" and has an estimate of £150 - £200. For more details, click here.

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