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Lot 1677

CONTINENTAL NEEDLEWORK TAPESTRY ON FRAME

Estimate: $300 - $500

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$50,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000

Framed Continental needlepoint tapestry, 18th c., depicting women in elaborate dresses and some men in trousers and alpine hats, enclosed by a foliate and fruit border, puncture at bottom, sight: approx 38.5"h, 45.5"w, overall: 40.25"h, 47"w, 6.75lbs Start Price: $200.00

Condition

01.08.24: In my opinion regarding LOT 1677: I note that the tapestry and frame are currently intact, as described there are several punctures along the bottom edge, as well as an area of weave separation, I observe two minor sewn repairs near the female figure in the red dress on the far right of the composition, there are minor fiber losses/ gaps where weave canvas is minorly visible, there are loose threads around the edge, which is nailed and partially sewn onto the frame board, additionally I note fading and discoloration throughout the tapestry but subject matter remains clearly discernible<br><br>Detailed condition reports are not included in this catalog. For additional information, including condition reports, please utilize the ASK A QUESTION tab found in each lot. All lots are sold as is and where is. No statement regarding the age, condition, kind, value, or quality of a lot, whether made orally at the auction or at any other time, or in writing in this catalog or elsewhere, shall be construed to be an express or implied warranty, representation, or assumption of liability. All sales are final, Austin Auction Gallery does not give refunds. Austin Auction Gallery does not perform any shipping or packing services. We do have a list of suggested shippers who gladly provide quotes prior to your bidding. Please visit our webpage for a list of recommended shippers.

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