Opulent Antique Ottoman Turkish Cover Silk Velvet ground..... Gold metallic Sultans Tughra and Calligraphy Dating from 19th century..... Fading of velvet from red / burgundy to a pale gold color. Gold metallic embroidery is in good condition with just expected signs of wear commensurate with age and use. Has been in a frame at some time as I can see pin / nail fixing holes in lining and lace border..... SIZE: complete with lace border 21 " x 21.5" ( 53.5cm x 54cm)
Antique Chinese Embroidered Silk Roundel "Hundred Birds" design Displayed behind glass in original lacquered wood frame. Originally a hand screen / fan that at some time in the past has had a glass cover added and the handle removed . Dating from 19th century. Antique condition with general wear commensurate with age and use. Age related darkening silk ground. Childs Red drawing on back cover. SIZE:- 28 cm diam
Antique Chinese Embroidered Silk Roundel "Hundred Birds" design..... Displayed behind glass in original lacquered wood frame..... Originally a hand screen / fan that at some time in the past has had a glass cover added and the handle removed ..... Dating from 19th century..... Antique condition with general wear commensurate with age and use. Age related darkening silk ground..... SIZE:- 28 cm diam
Antique Chinese Embroidered Silk Hanging..... Large impressive example..... Dating from late 19th early 20th century..... From sale of large and important Estate..... Was commissioned to cover cold doors and windows.... . Heavy cotton batting between silk and lining..... Two hand sewn openings to allow to open windows or doors..... Antique condition with general signs of wear commensurate with age and use...
The casket of rectangular form on plain base..... Decorated with silver thread embroidery consisting of bird motifs amidst dense foliage within borders embroidered with green, blue and orange floral garlands..... The lid with similar decoration arranged around a central cusped medallion with elegant floral blooms on garnet red velvet.......
Antique Ottoman Persian Book Cover..... Burgundy color velvet decorated with opulent Gold Silver metallic embroidery..... Museum / collection label to reverse..... Dating from 18th century..... Antique condition with general wear commensurate with great age and use..... Rubbing to nap on velvet. Losses and tarnish to metal threads. Lining looks to be original, is in a stained worn frayed condition..... SIZE: fully open 54.5 cm x 32 cm
Antique Chinese Embroidered Silk Hanging..... Large impressive example..... Dating from late 19th century. .... Antique condition with general signs of wear commensurate with age and use. Loose missing threads, rubbing to embroidery . Unfinished (cut) edge to one end. see photographs..... SIZE: 254m x 75 cm.
Rare Pair of Antique Chinese Macau Embroidered Covers..... The cream silk ground embroidered in coloured silks and couched metal threads..... Exquisite intricate and very delicate embroidery featuring flower heads and scrolling tendrils..... The wide borders decorated with floral swags and flower baskets..... The tops are shaped similar to throne cushion covers.... Created in the colony of Macau for export to Europe..... The covers have been removed from very lar...
Pale pink silk ground beautifully embroidered with Butterflies amidst Shu symbols..... The narrow sleeves and wide borders as well as the decoration are typical of the fashions worn by young Manchu noblewomen associated with the court of the Dowager Empress Cixi..... Dating from circa 1900..... Antique condition with normal signs of wear commensurate with a robe that has been worn handled and used for many years...
A rare complete robe length... Antique Chinese Cut Silk Velvet... The stunning vibrant Royal Blue silk velvet cut to the paler silk ground with a pattern of Buddhist Emblems.... With original Selvage edges... Dating from 19th century Daoguang Dynasty... SIZE: 440 cm long x 63 cm wide... Very good antique condition...
Antique Chinese Embroidered Panel in the style of the Imperial Palace Workshops....Finely worked in the 100 Bird Design....Dating from 19th century.... Very good anique condition throughout....Framed and Glazed....SIZE:- frame is 44.5 cm x 39 cm
Superb Ottoman Empire Gilded Silver Filligree Belt Buckle..... Dating from 19th Century..... SIZE:- 25 cm widest x 12.5 cm deepest..... Total weight 380 grams..... Good antique condition with general signs of wear commensurate with age and use