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    Sale 7561

    Simon Sainsbury The Creation of an English Arcadia

    18 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 222

    A CHARLES II CASKET PANEL

    CIRCA 1660-1675

    Price Realised  

    A CHARLES II CASKET PANEL
    Circa 1660-1675
    Worked in satin stitch showing Eleazar sent to fetch Rebecca, and leading a pair of camels before two grand manor houses, with pieced band-borders similary worked, with insects, flowers and animals, framed and glazed
    13 x 11 in. (33 x 28 cm.) without frame


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    The central panel with its charming juxtaposition of camels and very English houses is probably from the top of an elaborate casket, and the pieced borders likely the lid-edge bands from the same.

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