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    Sale 12273

    Historical Design

    26 October 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 54

    TERENCE PRENTIS

    A MODERNIST CARPET, CIRCA 1936

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    TERENCE PRENTIS
    A MODERNIST CARPET, CIRCA 1936
    woven by the Edinburgh Weavers, wool, hand-knotted with some tufted pile
    70 in. (177.8 cm.) max. diameter
    signed in the weave TP


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    Provenance

    Christie's New York, Important 20th Century Decorative Art and Design, 8 December 2004, lot 72.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE COLLECTION


    Literature

    J. Pruskin, British Carpets and Designs: The Modernist Rug 1928-1938, Royal Pavilion, Art Gallery and Museum Brighton, 5 October - 2 November 1975, p. 11, no. 13, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    British Carpets and Designs: The Modernist Rug 1928-1938, Royal Pavilion, Art Gallery and Museum Brighton, 5 October - 2 November 1975