• Pair of pictures
• Constructed of silk embroidery and watercolours
• Circa: 1820
• Provenance: Maccesfield, Cheshire, England
• Also known as “Maccesfield silks”
• One depicts a country mill & stream
• One depicts a country cottage
• Ornate gilt frames
• Inset glass fronted frames
• Emphasis between light and shade
• Superb craftsmanship
• Superb quality
• Completely original
• Excellent condition
This is a superb quality pair of Regency watercolour embroidered silk paintings in gilt frames, circa 1820. These types of pictures are also known as “Macclesfield silks” as they originate from the Macclesfield area in Cheshire, England. They are constructed of silk embroidery and watercolours. One picture depicts a country cottage scene with the roof being thatched and a yard with hens and a goat. In the background, you can see the local village. The other picture depicts a country mill near a stream with ducks paddling. Again, you can see a village in the background. The pictures are mounted in a glass front gilt frame. Both pictures show superb craftsmanship and quality. They are both completely original and in excellent condition.
These pictures would look superb in a variety of rooms from the hall way, living room or bedroom. This item base would certainly grace any home. So don’t miss out your chance to own a lovely piece of art.
Frame Height: 52cm or 1’ 8½”
Frame Width: 56.7cm or 1’ 10¼”
Picture Height: 37cm or 1’ 2½”
Picture Width: 41cm or 1’ 4”
Frame Depth: 6.3cm or 2½”
The price for this item is £1,750 excluding delivery.
The pair of pictures are completely original and in excellent condition. There is no damage to either canvas or frame.
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