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Three-fold embroidered screen

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Embroidered decoration in colored silk: a heron with frog, two owls, and a stork with fish.

Signed

Each panel embroidered 'Tine v H 96'

Provenance

Ir. G. Knuttel (b. 1880 - d. 1961), The Hague. Jan-Pieter Glerum, Amsterdam (?). 1970s or 1980s, acquired through Christie's, Amsterdam (sale held at the Singer Museum, Laren) by M. van Calcar, the Netherlands; 1980s, sold by Calcar to Frans Leidelmeijer (dealer), Amsterdam; 1987, sold by Leidelmeijer to Justin G. Schiller and Dennis M. V. David, Kingston, NY; February 5, 2008, Schiller-David sale, Sotheby's, Amsterdam, lot 111, not sold; December 10, 2009, Schiller-David sale, Heritage Auction Galleries, Dallas, lot 75232, withdrawn; 2010, gift of Mr. Schiller and Mr. David to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 22, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Justin G. Schiller and Dennis M. V. David

Dutch, 1896

Dimensions

Overall: 79.4 x 135.5 cm (31 1/4 x 53 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2010.593

Medium or Technique

Embroidered decoration in colored silk framed in a three-fold ebonized wood screen, glazed, the backs lined in green silk

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture