ANTIQUE SWEDISH CARRIAGE CUSHION, COMPLETE WITH BACK, ...

Item Ref
H-443

Size: 2ft 4in x 1ft 7in (70 x 48cm).

Antique Swedish carriage cushion, filled and ready for use.

Mid 19th century.

This beautiful carriage cushion has a truly outstanding design with a single large animal.... maybe a horse; surrounded by small birds in the inner border, with deer in the outer border. The cushion has a black striped back and is filled ready for use.

The cushion is in excellent condition with very slight wear and excellent colour, there are a few signs of use on the seams which could be easily fixed.

Stock Number: H-443.
£850
| $1,062 USD | €963 EUR

ANTIQUE SWEDISH CARRIAGE CUSHION COVER FACE, NINE ...

Item Ref
H-444

Size: 2ft 4in x 1ft 10in (71 x 56cm).

Antique Swedish carriage cushion cover face.

Mid 19th century.

This beautiful cushion cover face is woven in interlocked tapestry technique; the design is a diamond lattice containing nine ladies in traditional dress. This textile would make a wonderful wall hanging or could be re-made into a cushion.

The textile is in excellent condition with very slight wear and excellent colour.

The textile has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: H-444.
£650
| $812 USD | €736 EUR

ANTIQUE LOUIS XV AUBUSSON TAPESTRY, AFTER JEAN-BAPTISTE ...

Item Ref
DB-003

Size: 7ft 4in x 14ft 11in (225cm high x 455cm wide).

A Louis XV genre tapestry, Aubusson, from the series Les Amusements
Champetres, after Jean-Baptiste Oudry.

Circa 1770

Woven with ladies and gentlemen playing Blind Man's Buff,
within a four-sided frame pattern red and gold guilloche border with
intermittent floral sprays,

The original Oudry designs were first woven in the Beauvais manufactory in
1730.


Outstanding condition, fully conserved and ready for display.

Stock number: DB-003.
SOLD

ANTIQUE UZBECK BOKHARA SUZANI, SUPERB COLOUR AND ...

Item Ref
H-441

Size: 8ft 4in x 5ft 5in (255 x 165cm).

Antique Uzbek Bokhara suzani.

Circa 1850.

Suzani are silk embroideries that have been woven in Uzbekistan for many hundreds of years, they are treasured family items woven by the ladies of a family usually to celebrate a wedding. They are then used to decorate the inside of the Yurt. They are embroidered in silk on strips of cotton which are then joined together to make the complete item. The suzani is then backed with fine cotton to give it strength and body.

This example is from Bukhara and features large multi coloured fan shaped flowers in groups entwined in a green leafy vine. The suzani has been embroidered in five strips.

The condition is excellent with only very slight wear and a few scattered old repairs, the suzani has a fine cotton ivory backing.

The suzani is ready for display or it could be used as a bed cover.

Ref: H-441.
SOLD

ANTIQUE UZBECK BOKHARA 'NIM' SUZANI, SUPERB COLOUR ...

Item Ref
H-440

Size: 5ft 6in x 3ft 9in (167 x 115cm).

Antique Uzbek Bokhara 'nim' suzani.

Circa 1850.

Suzani are silk embroideries that have been woven in Uzbekistan for many hundreds of years, they are treasured family items woven by the ladies of a family usually to celebrate a wedding. They are then used to decorate the inside of the Yurt. They are embroidered in silk on strips of cotton which are then joined together to make the complete item. The suzani is then backed with fine cotton to give it strength and body.

This small example is known as a 'nim' suzani, which translated means half size. It is from Bukhara and features large multi coloured flowers entwined in a green leafy vine. The suzani has been embroidered in three strips.

The condition is excellent with only very slight wear and no repairs, the suzani has a fine cotton backing printed with a paisley design.

The suzani is ready for display.

Ref: H-440.
SOLD