Sunday, July 18, 2021 at 10:00 am CST
LOT #43

19th Century Sampler Assortment

(4) items including an alphabet having the signs of the cross, signed and dated 1813, silk thread on linen, made by Lucia Porcelli, conservation cleaned and framed; a signed and dated 1822 alphabet having house, floral motif, animals, birds and trees, matted and professionally framed; a small alphabet, signed and dated 1862, having a photo of the stitcher included in the framing; and an example of a mourning sampler, dated 1814; all framed under glass

Estimate: $400 - $600

Hammer Price: $650

Property From: Mooncat Antiques, Lake in the Hills, Illinois

Dimensions: Height: 16 1/2 inches, Width: 13 inches (largest sight); Frame Height: 27 inches, Frame Width: 23 1/4 inches

Condition: Very Good to Good, the 1862 sampler faded and the photo stained; the 1813 sampler having light stains lower right; the 1822 having waviness under glass and slight yellowing; the 1814 linen having some holes; none of the pieces examined out of the frames; overall light wear consistent with normal use

Shipping: Leonard Auction will directly ship this lot.

Sales Tax: Illinois (8.000%), Kansas (6.500%), New Jersey (6.625%), Pennsylvania (6.000%), Washington (10.500%)

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