June 24 & 25, 2022: 42nd Semi-Annual Premier Americana Auction
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 6/24/2022
AMERICAN PICTORIAL NEEDLEWORK SAMPLER, silk on linen, three alphabet rows flanked by two ten-point stars above diamond motifs, lower half with pictorial motifs including a two-story brick house in the lower right, flowers in a handled vase, two birds, and two pitchers, signed and dated "1839 / SER" to the left, all encompassed by a scrolling vine border with a black bird in the upper left corner. Housed under glass in a wooden frame.

Condition: Very good visual condition with overall light toning, a small hole in the center of the right-hand side, possible repair to center horizontal and lower center, thread with some fading/fugitive color, frame with some wear and surface scratches, lower edge with two cracks. Not examined out of frame.

Circa : Dated 1839.

Item Dimensions: 12 1/2" x 9 1/4" sight, 16 5/8" x 13 1/2" OA.

Provenance : From a Virginia private collection.

Estimate : 100 - 200
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $50.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $546.75
Estimate: $100.00 - $200.00
Number Bids:24