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Seven Embroidered Oval Purses

Auction:
3212B
Lot:
404
Sold for:
$738$600

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3212B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 22, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Seven Embroidered Oval Purses, China, 19th/20th century, one with flowers in satin stitch, two embroidered with figures in narrative scenes, one with the "Hundred Antiques" motif, another with auspicious fruit and bats, and two with pairs of appliqued shishi, (missing pouch flaps), all in seed stitch, dia. to 7 in.

Provenance: The collection of Nancy Murphy.
Estimate $600-800


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Nancy Murphy, Embroidery, Satin stitch, China

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