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Group of Four Embroideries of Spaniels and Other Dogs

late 18th to early 19th centuries, including a stumpwork example with a needlepoint background; one of wool and cotton threads rendered in long-and-short stitch, signed "B Sneya" and dated "1762" upper left; one with a letter clenched in the dog's mouth, inscribed "Paromo Dueno" on letter, wool and cotton threads rendered in needlepoint and petitpoint, with an allover flowered vine border; and one of wool and cotton rendered in long-and-short stitch.
All glazed and framed.
11-1/2" x 15-1/2", 14-1/2" x 18", 16" x 20" and 14-1/2" x 18", framed 14-1/2" x 18-1/2", 16-1/2" x 20", 19" x 23-1/2" and 17" x 20"

Provenance: Sotheby's, New York, "Property from the Estate of Brooke Astor", September 24, 2012, four of the items from lot 417, dog on red cushion illus. p. 316 and dog with letter full page illus. p. 317 in catalogue; Private collection, Mobile, Alabama.

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$800.00

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  • 25%

Four Embroideries of Spaniels and Other Dogs

Estimate $1,000 - $1,500Jul 28, 2018
333 St. Joseph Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
United States
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