Lot 424: THREE FRAMED CHINESE SILK NEEDLEWORK FRAGMENT PANELS
27 October 2016
Boston, MA, USALive Auction
THREE FRAMED CHINESE SILK NEEDLEWORK FRAGMENT PANELS
one depicting peonies and bats, framed: 17 x 15 1/2 in.; one depicting a vase of chrysanthemums surrounded by moths, framed: 17 x 15 1/2 in.; one depicting a figure of an elephant surrounded by bats, framed: 16 x 13 in.
Provenance: By descent in the Quincy Adams Shaw family, from the collection of Quincy Adams Shaw III (1897-1987) to the current owner.
Other Notes: Quincy Adams Shaw (1825-1908) was a Boston Brahmin investor, business magnate and art collector
"as is"; faded and with wear and tears in areas