20 November 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 30,000
Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000
A PONTREMOLI NEEDLEWORK CARPET
ENGLAND, CIRCA 1940
The ivory field with an overall design of various pastel-coloured flowerheads, floral sprays and leaves after the seventeenth century, in a similar ivory border of climbing flowers trailed around poles each centered by a rosette between narrow zig-zag stripes, plain outer stripes, excellent condition
14 ft. x 10 ft. 7 in. (427 cm. x 322 cm.)
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Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 2 April 1998, lot 253.
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