Auction 03.12.1996

Christie's
London, South Kensington

Date of the auction: 03.12.1996

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A pair of joined needlework hangings worked in wools and silks in cross...

A pair of joined needlework hangings worked in wools and silks in cross stitch, with acanthus leaves in shades of green, red and blue against a gold coloured chequered silk ground, within a frame of the same in shades of red, green and purple-- 39 x 64in. (98 x 160cm.), 39 x 58in. (98 x 145cm

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 3 Dec 1996

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A tapestry covered cushion worked in silks and wools predominantly in...

A tapestry covered cushion worked in silks and wools predominantly in shades of red, blue and yellow with flowers and foliage; another covered with an Aubusson fragment woven with a floral arrangement in shades of pink and green; and four other needlework cushions, dating from the 18th century, some

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 3 Dec 1996

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A panel of bronze satin appliqué with scrolling foliage and flowers in...

A panel of bronze satin appliqué with scrolling foliage and flowers in coloured silks-- 12 x 61in. (30 x 153cm.), 19th century ; and a machine woven oval panel (2

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £20 - £100

Date: 3 Dec 1996

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Three joined lengths of printed cotton , the tea ground printed with fluted...

Three joined lengths of printed cotton , the tea ground printed with fluted columns with sphinx on the pedestals, interspersed with thistles, roses and poppies in shades of yellow, red and green-- 66 x 84in. (165 x 210cm.), circa 1800-10

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 3 Dec 1996

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A border of pale green plush velvet appliqué in bronze, taupe and green...

A border of pale green plush velvet appliqué in bronze, taupe and green satin with flower heads and acanthus leaves-- 11 x 84in. (28 x 210cm.), 19th century ; a hanging of black wool embroidered with gilt threads and coloured silks with a central medallion, the border with palmettes-- 68in. (170cm

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 3 Dec 1996

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A tapestry woven in coloured wools with a stag and a crane in the...

A tapestry woven in coloured wools with a stag and a crane in the foreground, within a wooded landscape with parrots and other birds, with a town in the distance-- 76 x 58in. (190 x 145cm.), modern

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £400 - £500

Date: 3 Dec 1996

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A gros point hanging depicting the finding of Moses in the bullrushes...

A gros point hanging depicting the finding of Moses in the bullrushes, worked in coloured wools, within a black frame worked with brown acanthus leaves-- 60 x 72 (150 x 180cm.), mid 19th century

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 3 Dec 1996

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A woolwork hanging worked in coloured wools, depicting a hunting party in...

A woolwork hanging worked in coloured wools, depicting a hunting party in 16th century dress with beadwork embellishment, mooring a boat, a brick and timbered house in the background-- 52 x 64in. (130 x 160cm.), second half of 19th century

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £200 - £400

Date: 3 Dec 1996

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A hanging of bottle green plush with a gros point woolwork frame worked...

A hanging of bottle green plush with a gros point woolwork frame worked with roses and anemonies in shades of purple, red and green, within a woolwork twisted cable border-- 48 x 56in. (120 x 140cm.), second half of 19th century ; two other textiles, one Jewish ; and a needlepoint bag

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 3 Dec 1996

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A set of six curtains , the pale pink ground striped with self-coloured...

A set of six curtains , the pale pink ground striped with self-coloured moiré, edged with a wool pom-pom fringe, with matching appliqué plush pelmet-- four 42 x 108in. (105 x 270cm.), two 34 x 120in. (85 x 300cm.), 20th century ; and another curtain similar of pale pink satin-- 24 x 90in. (60 x

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 3 Dec 1996

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A pair of printed cotton curtains , the ecru ground printed with vases of...

A pair of printed cotton curtains , the ecru ground printed with vases of mixed flowers linked by putti and cartouches filled with putti, acanthus leaves and flitting birds, in 18th century style , in shades of grey and ochre-- 68 x 102in. (170 x 255cm.), early 20th century ; a needlepoint cushion

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 3 Dec 1996

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A pair of curtains of plush woven in red, blue, yellow and green, with...

A pair of curtains of plush woven in red, blue, yellow and green, with stylised exotic flowers within a patchwork of cartouches in a carpet style, with a multi-coloured tasselled fringe at the bottom-- 48 x 92in. (120 x 230cm.), 48 x 112in. (120 x 280cm.), 20th century (2

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 3 Dec 1996

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A cushion cover of pale pink satin, appliqué and embroidered with self...

A cushion cover of pale pink satin, appliqué and embroidered with self coloured silk roses, edged with gilt metal lace-- 20 x 21in. (50 x 53cm.), French, circa 1918

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £20 - £80

Date: 3 Dec 1996

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Two lengths of pale blue and ivory silk , brocaded with meanders of...

Two lengths of pale blue and ivory silk , brocaded with meanders of flowers, the wide ivory stripe with feathers, in 18th century style--50 x 132in. (125 x 330cm.), 19th century (2

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 3 Dec 1996

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A quantity of silk tie backs and tassels including three covered with...

A quantity of silk tie backs and tassels including three covered with silver metal thread embellished with sequins, late 19th century (a lot) (13

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 3 Dec 1996

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Two lengths of a needlework border worked in shades of light brown, yellow...

Two lengths of a needlework border worked in shades of light brown, yellow and green wools and silks, with a flowering stem trailed around a pole and overlapped by a ribbon-- 7.5 x 46in. (19 x 115cm.), late 18th century (2

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 3 Dec 1996

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A brightly coloured plush hanging woven with a central lobed medallion and...

A brightly coloured plush hanging woven with a central lobed medallion and floral wreath, the borders with roses and other flowers within a gold coloured frame-- 68 x 70in. (170 x 175cm.), circa 1880 (2

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 3 Dec 1996

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A tapestry panel woven in coloured silks and wools, depicting a man...

A tapestry panel woven in coloured silks and wools, depicting a man serenading a lady with a basson in a garden with classical columns, with another figure and pheasants in the foreground and a monkey hanging from above-- 57 x 60in. (143 x 150cm.), French, second half of 18th century, cut down

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 3 Dec 1996

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A long cotton hanging machine woven with a "Paisley" style design in shades...

A long cotton hanging machine woven with a "Paisley" style design in shades of red, gold, pale green and brown, one end with a panel with peonies and exotic foliage, the border with medallions and tassels-- 45 x 126in. (113 x 315cm.), early 20th century

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 3 Dec 1996

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A large quantity of furnishing textiles including braids, dating from the...

A large quantity of furnishing textiles including braids, dating from the late 19th century (a lot

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 3 Dec 1996

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Five cushions covered with crewel work panels worked mainly in shades of...

Five cushions covered with crewel work panels worked mainly in shades of blue, with exotic foliage, acorns, a parrot and other birds, 18th century, re-workings, re-applied to later ground

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £350 - £450

Date: 3 Dec 1996

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A chasuble of blue silk brocaded with gilt and silver metal threads with...

A chasuble of blue silk brocaded with gilt and silver metal threads with flower sprigs and pommegranates, the oprhrey outlined with gilt and silver metal lace, late 18th century ; another of taupe silk woven with pommegranates, the orphrey of brocatelle woven with urns and foliage, 18th century

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 3 Dec 1996

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A panel of ivory silk embroidered with palmettes, flowers and fruit...

A panel of ivory silk embroidered with palmettes, flowers and fruit, including pears and carnations, in coloured silks and metal threads, the centre with a silver metal flowerhead-- 50 x 70in. (125 x 175cm.), 19th century in 18th century style, some embroidery panels re-applied

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £200 - £400

Date: 3 Dec 1996

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A large hanging of striped green velvet , the borders appliqué with braid...

A large hanging of striped green velvet , the borders appliqué with braid-- 89 x 112in. (223 x 280cm.), early 20th century

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £20 - £100

Date: 3 Dec 1996

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An Aubusson shaped portière woven in coloured wools with silk highlights in...

An Aubusson shaped portière woven in coloured wools with silk highlights in shades of pink, green and blue, with anemonies and roses against a cream ground, bordered by acanthus leaves within a brick red coloured frame-- 29 x 74in. (73 x 185cm.), French, late 19th century, repaired See Illustration

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 3 Dec 1996

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A pair of joined cotton curtains printed with a chiné style design of...

A pair of joined cotton curtains printed with a chiné style design of flowers in shades of blue and pink, amongst green chains and foliage, edged with a purple pom-pom fringe-- 62 x 120in. (155 x 300cm.), re-lined, with matching pelmet, two shaped panels and canopy, 20th century (3

Lot #: 33

Estimate: £20 - £100

Date: 3 Dec 1996

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A verdure tapestry woven in wools and silks depicting a classically dressed...

A verdure tapestry woven in wools and silks depicting a classically dressed figure and a winged youth, possibly Cupid and Mercury, both with bows with a quiver behind, standing in a wooded landscape, framed by later slip borders-- 40 x 90in. (100 x 225cm.), Brussels, circa 1700, restorations and

Lot #: 34

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 3 Dec 1996

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A pair of curtains of dark blue velvet with a scrolling artichoke design...

A pair of curtains of dark blue velvet with a scrolling artichoke design voided to reveal an ochre ground-- 34 x 70in. (85 x 175cm.), 19th century (2

Lot #: 35

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 3 Dec 1996

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A joined panel of sky blue cotton woven in coloured silks with coiling...

A joined panel of sky blue cotton woven in coloured silks with coiling roses, carnations, daffodils and anemonies, edged in metal lace-- 26 x 21in. (65 x 53cm.), second half of 18th century

Lot #: 36

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 3 Dec 1996

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A pair of curtains of bright green and natural cotton double cloth woven...

A pair of curtains of bright green and natural cotton double cloth woven with stylised lilies and scrolling foliage, in the manner of the Silver Studio and Liberty & Co. Ltd , with wool pom-pom fringe-- 70 x 100in. (175 x 250cm.), 1890s, with modern rufflet tape See Illustration of detail (2

Lot #: 38

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 3 Dec 1996