• 20th Century Decorative Art &  auction at Christies

    Sale 7838

    20th Century Decorative Art & Design

    21 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 90

    EDWARD McKNIGHT KAUFFER (1890-1954)

    MODERNIST CARPET, CIRCA 1930

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    EDWARD McKNIGHT KAUFFER (1890-1954)
    MODERNIST CARPET, CIRCA 1930
    produced by The Royal Wilton Carpet Factory Ltd, hand-knotted wool
    99½ in. (253 cm.) x 98½ in. (251 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Dame Alix Meynell, whose husband, Sir Francis Meynell acquired the carpet from Marion Dorn, a personal friend.
    Keshishian, London
    Private Collection, London


    Literature

    J. Hawkins & M. Hollis (eds), Thirties, British Art & Design before the War, exh. cat., Hayward Gallery, 25 October 1979 - 13 January 1980, p. 146, pl. 4.42 (related example illustrated)