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Lot 96: Nancy Maxson, American, RI, sampler- $750/1500
1826 American needlework sampler signed "Nancy Maxson/8 years/1826," alphanumeric rows surrounded by floral and figural motifs including children with animals along lower edge, signature panel bordered by vines, framed behind glass in a modern frame, discoloration and yellowing, some mold spots, not examined out of frame, ss: 10" h. x 12" w. [Nancy Maxson 1818-1858, parents were Jonathan Maxson (Newport, RI), 1782-1852, and Nancy Potter 1781-1862. Additional information about Potter lineage available by request.] [Verbal provenance from consignor: believed to be from Potters Hill, R.I., possibly related to John Potter, ancestor of Edwin Whitford through Theodore Whitford's great grandmother] Monday, October 01, 2018 at 6:30 pm CONTINENTAL, MODERN & AMERICAN FURNITURE; CLOCKS; PAINTING & PRINTS; JEWELRY; COINS; SILVER; RUGS; PORCELAIN & GLASS; ASIAN; ETC. PREVIEW HOURS: Sun., Sept. 30th 2-4 pm; Mon., Oct. 1st 3-6:15 pm; or by appointment. http://www.auctionsappraisers.com/ 860-793-0288 firstname.lastname@example.org
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