H 19 in. x W 19.5 in. (framed)
Lovely 19th century Floral patterned Needlepoint. Design is alternating columns of naturalistic and stylized garlands, surrounded by a link-chain border. In period frame. Excellent example of Victorian wool needlepoint work.
H 120in. x W 88 ½ in.
Superb 17th century tapestry, with its bordure. The main subject of the tapestry is an allegorical portrait of Louis XIV and Françoise-Athénaïs, marquise de Montespan, as Venus and a disarmed Mars. The bordure is decorated with stylized flowers, festoons, fleur-de-lys, and coronets.
Provenance: Brussels Tapestries Factories. In the manner of Jacob Jordaens.
Antique French needlework of a cross, along side is an anchor and a heart. The handmade needlepoint is applied to a backing which makes it suitable for framing. Some wear, as seen in photo, typical of antique needlework.
Rare 18th century New England sampler from Hillsborough, New Hampshire. Circa 1784. Size: 10.5 inches x 8.25 inches. An early needlework sampler made by Rhoda Symonds at age 16. Rhoda Symonds was born in Essex, Massachusetts in 1768 and moved with her family to Hillsborough, New Hampshire in either 1772 or 1773. The sampler indicates that she was aged 16 when she created it, suggesting a date in 1784...
A very nice graphic antique sampler by Juliann Moore born 1828 in Northumberland County Pennsylvania. Her name and the date June the 11, 1841 are on the sampler. It is on a natural homespun linen and worked in brown and blue and gold floss. There is a house with two chimneys, a dog, a tree and another small tree. The sampler is plain and simple and very nicely done. It is however not quite finished. The house isn't completely filled in and one alphabet stops at n...
This Dutch darning sampler dated 1802 is in mint condition. Done by "Miss J. C. Herwyaer. Silk yarn with colors of greens, burgundy, blue and yellow showing different darning stitches on linen including the lorile effect. In mint condition. Measures 18" square.
English 1909 race horse trophy leather sash, mounted with 15 nickel shields, worn by Curio, owned by Russian Prince Soltykoff...
This Pretty Pair of French Napoleon III Aubusson Portieres are in Excellent Condition c.1860. Featuring soft color and lines with a floral motif. A portière is a hanging placed over a door or over the door-less entrance to a room. These are also wonderful for wall decor. Measuring 44"w x 111"h, priced for the pair. Serious Inquiries are Welcome!
16th century Franco Flemish tapestry section. Romantic scene of two musicians on a decorated balcony with a parrot perched on the balustrade. Measures approximately 75.5 inches high x 56.5 inches wide. Good condition with an old silk backing. There is light fading and some separation here and there in the fabric, which is typical for tapestries from this period. Shipping extra. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut add 6.35% state sales tax...
A spectacular and beautiful circa 1730 English silk embroidered apron front, exquisitely embroidered in polychrome silk and metallic threads with garlands and sprays of flowers urns. Scalloped edges are finished with embroidered metallic trim. A somewhat later but very similar example is shown in The Lotus Collection.
There are some scattered unimportant splits and very very minor and small spots of discoloration, all to be expected in such a delicate piece...
Violets, roses, daffodils embellish this very long German bell pull with the original heavy brass hardware and bell. The floral has a dusty pink (Not Hot Pink) background backed with velvet. It measures 63" x 8" The bell mount (shown in 5th photo) is 5" x 4 "Sorry the camera just doesn't show the rich colors...
Beautiful 19th Century Needlepoint 1'9" x 1'3"
16th Century Tapestry Border measuring 4'9" x 13"
Beautiful 17th Century Turkish Wall Hanging measuring 5'2" x 3'3"
Beautiful Large 19th Century Indian Wall Hanging measuring 8'6" x 5'9"
Beautiful 19th Century Chinese Silk measuring 36.25" x 28.75"
Beautiful 19th Century Loom Made Tapestry, Hunting Scene measuring 6' x 4'4"