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Item Description: This very nice old Dutch sampler dated 1838 is in exceptionally good condition and is very well worked. It is initialed BVL aged 11, there also are four other initials in the sampler: DVL - MDK - MVA - KBZ and dated 1838. The only bad point about it is that the corners of the frame have come a little bit apart, but nothing major. The sampler is in lovely condition, there is no damage to it, it is a beautiful example and would grace anybody's collection. Please view photos for further information.
The markings/initials appears to be: BVL -OUD 11 IAAR - DVL - MDK - MVA - KBZ - ANNO 1838
Approximate Size: Overall size is 47.8 cm x 39 cm
Condition: The sampler is in excellent condition, only the corners of the frame have come a little bit apart, but nothing major. See photos for further information.
Approximate Size: The thread winder box is 2.8 cm in diameter and is 1.8 cm high - The thread winders are 2.3 cm in diameter
Condition: This item has been used so it does have wear consistent with age, otherwise it is in really lovely condition. See photos for further information.
Item Description: This is a lovely Italian porcelain compote with a gilded cherub holding the bowl. It has a label underneath that reads: Made in Italy. The compote is in lovely condition, see photos.
Markings: Made in Italy - 1436/8
Weight: 313.3 gram
Approximate Size: 20.4 cm high - The diameter of the bowl is 14.7 cm
Condition: In lovely condition. See photos for further information.
18th Century Hand Painted Fan
Item Description: This is a nice hand painted fan with carved and pierced sticks. I would date it in between 1770 and 1790, but not 100% sure. Two of the sticks have been restored exceptionally well, with exactly the same material as the rest have been made of. Two of the other sticks have cracks in them, otherwise the fan is in lovely condition, opens and closes well. Please view photos for further information.
Weight: 42 grams
Approximate Size: 27 cm long - The span of the fan when opened measures is 45 cm
Condition: Two of the sticks have been replaced and restored exceptionally well with the same material as the others are made of. Two other sticks have cracks in them near the bottom, which are slightly discoloured. The overall condition of the fan: it has been restored and has wear consistent with age. See photos for further information.