• The Decorative Arts Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2827

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    22 - 23 September 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 533

    Five damask linen tablecloths

    CIRCA 1800-1930

    Price Realised  

    Five damask linen tablecloths
    Circa 1800-1930
    Comprising: One woven with sunburst medallions, circa 1800, embroidered with initials CZ - 266 x 170 cm; One First half 19th century, woven with palmettes and flowers, embroidered with intials BvH -323 x 181 cm; One mid 19th century woven with vine leaves and arabesques -315 x 153 cm.; Two small tablecloths, early 20th century - 128 x 152 cm. and 155 x 123 cm.
    Together with a collection of 21 pieces of bed linen
    Comprising:
    A duvet cover in two halves, a large and two small pillow cases, each with crowned monogramm JB - late 19th century, decorated with openworked panels
    245 x 129 cm. 88 x 76 cm. and 54 x 47 cm.

    A duvet cover in two halves and two pillow cases, with part openworked motifs and embroidered with crowned monogramm, circa 1920.
    239 x 148 cm. and 57.5 x 40 cm.

    Two large pillow cases - openworked polka dot band, circa 1920 81 x 71 cm.

    Three large plain pillow cases, circa 1900
    76 x 78 cm.

    Two large openworked and embroidered pillow cases, initials CB, 1910
    81 x 79.5 cm.

    Three large openworked pillow cases and a similar one, 1910, embroidered, initials CB and MB
    81 x 76.5 cm.

    An openworked pillow case, late 19th Century, and an embroidered pillow case, initials LK, 1910
    64 x 63 cm. and 65 x 80 cm.

    A childrens duvet cover, monogramm GS
    120 x 78 cm.

    A damask linen tablecloth, first half 19th Century, woven with palmettes and floral design, embroidered with initials BvH
    323 x 181 cm.

    A damask linen tabecloth, late 18th/early 19th Century, woven with sunburst medallions, embroidered with initials CZ
    266 x 170 cm.

    A damask linen tablecloth, mid 19th Century, woven with vines and arabesques
    315 x 153 cm.

    Two damask linen tablecloths, 20th Century
    128 x 152 cm. and 155 x 123 cm.

    A collection of various bed linens, comprising a duvet cover in two halves; one large and two small pillow cases, late 19th Century, crown and monogramm JB
    2x 245 x 129 cm. - 2x 76 x 88 cm. - 54 x 47cm. (5)


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