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Regency Silk Work Embroidered Picture of "Robbie Burns"

REF: 11021 / LA384379
£880
€1038
$1106
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Description
A fine and rare Silk Work picture of Robert Burns at his fathers grave. Taken from an engraving by Adam Buck dated 1808. Robert Burns father William Burns died in 1784 and Robert Burns died in 1796. The picture depicts Robert Burns reciting prose to his father who is buried at the graveyard surrounding the Auld Kirk at Alloway which was less than a mile from his birthplace, also the resting place of Robert Burns. This embroidery dates from its style and glazed black gilded mount C.1820. There is the exact engraving in the Robert Burns Birth Place Museum South Ayreshire. In its original frame and glazed mount

measurements

Height:
18 in
Width:
15 in
Depth:
2.5 in

declaration

Harts Antiques has clarified that the Regency Silk Work Embroidered Picture of "Robbie Burns" (LA384379) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c.1820

condition

One small tear to silk as can be seen in pictures otherwise colours good. No cracks or chips to the glass. The frame is original. New backing with acid-proof paper to keep silk preserved.

additional info

Material:
Artisan:
-
Date of Manufacture:
c.1820

delivery

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location

This Regency Silk Work Embroidered Picture of "Robbie Burns" is located in Par, UK

Dealer Information:

Harts Antiques

Par, UK

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