A CHARLES II BEADWORK LAYETTE BASKET
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A CHARLES II BEADWORK LAYETTE BASKET

CIRCA 1660

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A CHARLES II BEADWORK LAYETTE BASKET
CIRCA 1660
Depicting a pair of figures with spot motifs of plants animals and insects, the borders with further figures and flowering plants, some damage to the sides
13 in. (33 cm.) wide
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Lot Essay

Previously sold Christie's South Kensington, Costume and textiles, 14 December 2006, lot 3260.
A similar basket dated 1659, is in the Victoria Albert Museum, No. T.69-1936.
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