Auction 12.05.1992

Christie's
London, South Kensington

Date of the auction: 12.05.1992

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A pair of curtains of cream silk and wool curtains, the borders woven in...

A pair of curtains of cream silk and wool curtains, the borders woven in many colours with large roses and foliage amongst scallops and scrolling patterns-- 100in x 46in., late 19th/early 20th century (2

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 12 May 1992

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A cover of maroon coloured cotton, embroidered in metal threads with a...

A cover of maroon coloured cotton, embroidered in metal threads with a central tugra within a diamond shaped medallion, the corners worked with medallions depicting Santa Sophia, the borders worked with trailing patterns-- 100in x 80in., Turkish, circa 1900

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £150 - £300

Date: 12 May 1992

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A pair of honey coloured machine made tapestry curtains, woven with a self...

A pair of honey coloured machine made tapestry curtains, woven with a self coloured pattern of stylised florets, the base with a double border of fleur de lys within a lattice work pattern-- 144in x 50in., lined and interlined, late 19th century (2

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 12 May 1992

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"Rose" a pair of Morris and Company cotton curtains, printed in shades of...

"Rose" a pair of Morris and Company cotton curtains, printed in shades of pink, green and yellow against a white ground-- 64in x 60in., lined and interlined, early 20th century (2

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 12 May 1992

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A collection of various lengths of trimmings and braids, and some cords and...

A collection of various lengths of trimmings and braids, and some cords and tasselled tie backs. (a lot

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 12 May 1992

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Six cushions, each covered with a panel of ivory silk, brocaded in coloured...

Six cushions, each covered with a panel of ivory silk, brocaded in coloured silks with small sprays of flowers against a silver gilt thread ground, trimmed with braid, the brocade circa 1780 (6

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £200 - £250

Date: 12 May 1992

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A scalloped pelmet, embroidered with coloured beads against a beige wool...

A scalloped pelmet, embroidered with coloured beads against a beige wool ground, with large sprays of roses and other flowers, with a beadwork fringe-- 68in x 8in., mid 19th century ; and two associated pieces worked with children playing-- 8in x 11in. (3

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 12 May 1992

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A hanging of blue silk, embroidered in shades of cream, yellow and white...

A hanging of blue silk, embroidered in shades of cream, yellow and white silk with a large flowering plant beneath an archway, surmounted by a caligraphic border, the outer borders of trailing flowers-- 120in x 48in., Turkish, late 19th century

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 12 May 1992

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A cover of salmon pink silk, embroidered in gilt thread with a central...

A cover of salmon pink silk, embroidered in gilt thread with a central medallion composed of seedpods and flowerheads, the border of curling foliage and flowers, trimmed with gilt braid-- 70in x 50in., Turkish., circa 1900

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 12 May 1992

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A hanging of dark blue silk, embroidered in gilt threads with three...

A hanging of dark blue silk, embroidered in gilt threads with three partridges amongst bamboos and blossom-- 60in square, Japanese, circa 1900

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £200 - £250

Date: 12 May 1992

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A collection of floral tapestry fragments, including three dark red panels...

A collection of floral tapestry fragments, including three dark red panels from an Aubusson rug woven with large flowers and leaves, late 19th century (a lot

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 12 May 1992

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A collection of woolwork panels, including one worked with a coat of arms...

A collection of woolwork panels, including one worked with a coat of arms with the motto "Dum Spiro Spero" against a yellow and red wool ground-- 37in x 22in., mid 19th century (a lot

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £20 - £200

Date: 12 May 1992

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A collection of Oriental and Islamic textiles, including a linen runner...

A collection of Oriental and Islamic textiles, including a linen runner, embroidered in gilt threads, the centre with crescent moons, the borders with trailing flowers and caligraphic patterns-- 18in x 46in., Turkish, late 19th century (a lot

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £20 - £200

Date: 12 May 1992

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A Cantonese cover of pale green silk, embroidered in coloured silks with a...

A Cantonese cover of pale green silk, embroidered in coloured silks with a large dragon amongst cloud scrolls, flanked by large flowering plants, chrysanthemums and ferns-- 88in square, circa 1900

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £20 - £180

Date: 12 May 1992

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A tapestry panel for a sofa back, woven with horses and cattle in a meadow...

A tapestry panel for a sofa back, woven with horses and cattle in a meadow, within a border of roses linked by pink striped ribbons-- 21in x 62in., French, early 19th century

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 12 May 1992

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An ivory ribbed silk stomacher, embroidered in coloured silks with a...

An ivory ribbed silk stomacher, embroidered in coloured silks with a formalised design of carnations flanked by smaller flowers-- 12in long, mounted as a hand screen, circa 1740

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £120 - £180

Date: 12 May 1992

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A cotton bolster cover, embroidered in coloured silks, with three vases of...

A cotton bolster cover, embroidered in coloured silks, with three vases of flowers, flanked by smaller plants and birds, within a trailing carnation border-- 17in x 36in., Cretan, 19th century

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £20 - £150

Date: 12 May 1992

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A woolwork rug embroidered in many colours with a central medallion of...

A woolwork rug embroidered in many colours with a central medallion of flowers against a blue ground, within a border of flowers and foliage-- 32in x 60in., Kashmir, 19th century ; and three other textiles. (4

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £10 - £50

Date: 12 May 1992

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A Chinese horizontal border of bronze silk, embroidered in coloured silks...

A Chinese horizontal border of bronze silk, embroidered in coloured silks and gilt threads, with exotic birds perched amongst rocks, branches of blossom and flowers-- 30in x 160in., Chinese, late 19th century ; and a collection of Oriental textiles. (a lot) (4

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £10 - £50

Date: 12 May 1992

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A painted tapestry, depicting a pair of putti playing with arrows, the...

A painted tapestry, depicting a pair of putti playing with arrows, the borders of palm leaves-- 24in x 31in., late 19th century

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £20 - £200

Date: 12 May 1992

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A cover of pink silk, embroidered in metal threads, the field with diagonal...

A cover of pink silk, embroidered in metal threads, the field with diagonal stripes, the border of trailing flowers and leaves, with later backing-- 86in x 60., Indian, circa 1900

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £20 - £200

Date: 12 May 1992

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A sampler by Sarah Moy, worked in coloured wools with alphabets and spot...

A sampler by Sarah Moy, worked in coloured wools with alphabets and spot motifs of buildings and animals-- 16in x 8in., 18th century ; and two other samplers. (3

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 12 May 1992

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A blue velvet hanging, embroidered in coloured silks and gilt threads with...

A blue velvet hanging, embroidered in coloured silks and gilt threads with vases of flowers, bunches of grapes and phoenix rising from the flames, flanked by applied scrolling patterns, outlined with couched yellow cord, also with embroidered masks, birds and flowers -- 128in x 21., Italian, second

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,000

Date: 12 May 1992

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A pair of flat woolwork cushions, embroidered with a "verdure" design of...

A pair of flat woolwork cushions, embroidered with a "verdure" design of curling oak leaves against a dark green ground-- 16in x 23in., crica 1900 and another pair of woolwork cushions. (4

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £10 - £100

Date: 12 May 1992

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A cushion covered with a tapestry panel woven with a musical trophy...

A cushion covered with a tapestry panel woven with a musical trophy composed of a drum and pipes, framed by a blue ribbon-- 10in x 13in., the tapestry first half of 18th century

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £10 - £100

Date: 12 May 1992

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A large collection of lengths of trimmings and various braids, and two...

A large collection of lengths of trimmings and various braids, and two lengths of green silk ribbon woven with a repeating band of clovers, late 19th century (a lot

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £10 - £100

Date: 12 May 1992

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A linen cover, the centre with drawn threadwork insertions, the details...

A linen cover, the centre with drawn threadwork insertions, the details embroidered in pink silk, the borders work with buratto work paired animals and bowls of flowers, the corners with pink and white tassels-- 29in square, Italian, late 17th/early 18th century

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £150 - £180

Date: 12 May 1992

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A pair of gold-green silk damask curtains woven with sinuous acanthus...

A pair of gold-green silk damask curtains woven with sinuous acanthus branches, against a ground of small honeysuckle flowers-- 126in x 40in., circa 1890 ; and a pink silk curtain woven with columns of blue flowers-- 92in x 40in., French, circa 1870

Lot #: 33 A

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 12 May 1992

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A tapestry panel from a border, woven in many colours with a vignette...

A tapestry panel from a border, woven in many colours with a vignette depicting the discovery of Moses, also with trumpeters flanking an urn of flowers-- 18in x 60in., distressed, some re-working, Flemish, circa 1600

Lot #: 35

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 12 May 1992

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A tapestry panel woven in many colours with a pair of griffons flanking a...

A tapestry panel woven in many colours with a pair of griffons flanking a central arrangement of feathers and foliage, against a yellow ground-- 11in x 74in., possibly Northern European, 19th century See illustration

Lot #: 36

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 12 May 1992