PAIR OF ENGLISH GEORGE II PERIOD CANVASWORK PICTURES IN THEIR ORIGINAL WALNUT FRAMES, CIRCA 1730.Est. $5,000-$8,000
Sold: $6,600 ($5,500)
Each worked in silk and wool threads in a variety of stitches including gros and petit point. One depicting a parrot eating a cherry and holding cherries in its claw, perched on rockwork rising from verdant mounds and with sprays of cherries and leaves behind, the sky with clouds, the ground worked with an overall honeycomb diaper pattern; the other with a peacock similarly perched on rockwork with leafy exotic trees behind on a similar ground. The walnut frames each with a shaped flat figured walnut veneered crest and conforming apron, the needlework bordered within solid cross-cut walnut mouldings, now with additional shaped solid walnut side panels.