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17/18th c., on silk, mounted on original board depicting a gentleman, a leopard on a cushion to his left, playing a lute courting a woman, a lion on a cushion to her right; a fruit tree, overall florals, insects; a snake, a rabbit, a dog and a deer on cushions;
17.5 by 22 in.; walnut and gilt frame under glass 22 by 26 in.
Reverse with old manor house paper label on board
Hopwood Hall, Middleton; another partial paper label....Worked picture....Tusmore....By 1750, the number of staff at Hopwood Hall was greater than the entire population of Middleton, the village in which it is located.
Stitchwork in very good condition; some faint staining to silk; silk with slight fraying here and there, particularly behind gentleman's head.
Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Realized: $4,750 - Excluding Buyer's Premium

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