April 27, 2021 10:00 EST

American Furniture, Folk and Decorative Arts

 
  Lot 21
 

21

An embroidered stumpwork panel of King Solomon receiving The Queen of Sheba
England, mid-17th century

Elaborately worked, the Biblical figures depicted as Charles I and his consort Henrietta Maria in contemporary dress, surrounded by courtiers and attendants in a lush landscape, with sun, trees, fruit, flowers, buildings, and various animals: lion, dog, birds, and insects; frame with later silver plaque engraved, "Stuart Needlework from Wroxton Abbey."

20 in. x 13 in. (sight)

Provenance

A private New Jersey collection.
Northeast Auctions (Bourgeau-Horan Antiquarians), Portsmouth, New Hampshire, October 31-November 1, 2015, Lot 625.
Collection of Isobel Mackie-Cambell, Stonefield Castle, Argyll, Scotland to descendant.

Sold for $3,780
Estimated at $4,000 - $6,000


 

Elaborately worked, the Biblical figures depicted as Charles I and his consort Henrietta Maria in contemporary dress, surrounded by courtiers and attendants in a lush landscape, with sun, trees, fruit, flowers, buildings, and various animals: lion, dog, birds, and insects; frame with later silver plaque engraved, "Stuart Needlework from Wroxton Abbey."

20 in. x 13 in. (sight)

Provenance

A private New Jersey collection.
Northeast Auctions (Bourgeau-Horan Antiquarians), Portsmouth, New Hampshire, October 31-November 1, 2015, Lot 625.
Collection of Isobel Mackie-Cambell, Stonefield Castle, Argyll, Scotland to descendant.

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