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After Bartolome Esteban Murillo

After Bartolome Esteban Murillo
'The Little Fruit Seller';
'The Pie Eaters'
a pair, oil on card
20 x 17cm (2)

Provenance: Farm House, Farm Street, Mayfair, London.

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Estimate
£200 - £300
 

Buyer's premium: 30.00% (inclusive of VAT, where applicable)


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Fri 25 June, 9am - 5pm 

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Mon 28 June, 9am - 5pm 

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Furniture and Carpets 

Furniture and Carpets will be available to collect from Friday 2 July at The Storage Facility, Harps Farm, Bedlars Green, Great Hallingbury CM22 7TL.  Please select 'Collection | Fine Interiors' as your appointment type when booking your collection time. Lots not collected by 5pm Friday 9 July will incur storage charges.

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Condition report

Oil on card. The support and paint layers are in a good condition overall. On both paintings there are some light scuffs and scratches in the paint layer. The varnish has yellowed and is a little uneven. Both works have a layer of surface dirt with scattered accretions and matte patches. The card is framed with a wooden backing.

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The auction details are as follows:

Auction: Fine Interiors - Two Day Sale - Live Online, Tue, 29th Jun 2021


We are delighted to present a selection of highlights from our second Fine Interiors sale of 2021, featuring over 750 lots of furniture, works of art, paintings and silver that demonstrate the very best in classical and contemporary furnishings.

Leading the sale will be the selected contents from the historic London property, Farm House, Farm Street, Mayfair, including an impressive Royal Louis XV meuble d'entrée made for the King at Château de Fontainebleau. Other collections featured in the sale include those from Folly Mill, Thaxted, Rivenhall Place, Essex, and Barrington Hall, Essex, offering a wide-ranging sale to suit variety of tastes and styles.

To visit our online viewing rooms, follow the links below:

Farm House   Folly Mill   Rivenhall Place

If you'd like to learn more about a lot, please contact the Fine Interiors Department by email to fineinteriors@sworder.co.uk or by telephone 01279 817778

Viewing

VIEWING BY APPOINTMENT

Due to current social distancing restrictions, we will be offering viewing by appointment only. 

One hour time slots will be available from:

Fri 25 June, 9am - 5pm 

Sat 26 June, 10am - 4pm

Sun 27 June, 10am - 4pm

Mon 28 June, 9am - 5pm 

Book Appointment

All lots are, however, extensively illustrated and carry detailed condition reports - see 'Condition report' at the foot of each lot description. 

 

REMOVAL OF LOTS

We operate a booking system for collections - please see here to book a time slot.  You must book your appointment 24 hours in advance, to ensure your items are ready when you arrive:  

Furniture and Carpets 

Furniture and Carpets will be available to collect from Friday 2 July at The Storage Facility, Harps Farm, Bedlars Green, Great Hallingbury CM22 7TL.  Please select 'Collection | Fine Interiors' as your appointment type when booking your collection time. Lots not collected by 5pm Friday 9 July will incur storage charges.

All Other Items 

All other items will be available to collect from the day after the sale at our Stansted Auction Rooms. Please select ‘Collection’ as your appointment type when booking your collection time.

Book Appointment

 

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