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Unusual Pair of Italian Silk Embroidery & Gouache Painted Paper Pictures (1 of 9)
Wick Antiques Ltd
Flag of United KingdomHampshire, UK
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Unusual Pair of Italian Silk Embroidery & Gouache Painted Paper Pictures

REF: LA209162
£6,800
€7,943
$8,554
Certified DealerApproved listing354 sales by dealer
Certified DealerApproved listing354 sales by dealer
Description
An unusual pair of Italian silk embroidery and gouache painted paper pictures, both with scenes from Classical antiquity, one showing two warriors addressing an old man by a cave, the other with two men greeting each other in front of a tented encampment, the reverse with a paper label stating ‘Pair of exceptionally fine silk needlework pictures with gouache painted faces & limbs, sky etc, classical Roman subjects, circa 1810’, in gilt frames. Italian, circa 1810. Provenance Charles Woollett & Sons, London; Purchased from the above by the current owner’s grandparents, August 4, 1964
measurements
Height:
19.5 IN
Width:
24 IN
declaration
Wick Antiques Ltd has clarified that the Unusual Pair of Italian Silk Embroidery & Gouache Painted Paper Pictures (LA209162) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c.1810
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location
This Unusual Pair of Italian Silk Embroidery & Gouache Painted Paper Pictures is located in Hampshire, United Kingdom

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