Unusual 19th century sailor’s woolwork picture, titled ‘Sailor’s Farewell’ with three masted vessel and sailors departing a quayside, 39 x 47cm in glazed gilt gesso frame
Sold for £540
Possibly early 20th century in date rather than 19th century,. Woolwork is in good order, no discernible holes, some dirt and minor discolouration, a little debris under glass. Frame is antique but probably associated, this is deteriorated with losses to mouldings and gilt
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Auction: Royalty, Antiques & Fine Art Sale, Wed, 19th Jun 2019
Day one - lots 1 - 799 (Royalty items; Silver; Jewellery & Watches; Wines & Spirits
Day two - lots 800 - 1682 (Works of Art; Pictures; Furnishings; Rugs & Carpets
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