Auction Items

  • LOT NUMBER 91

    A Crimson Devoré Velvet Purse Circa 1800. The rectangular bag measuring 8 in x 7 in (20 cm x 18 cm) edged in gold metallic braid with cord trim and handle; the corners adorned with large pendant tassels. One side appliquéd with floral embroidery.

    Estimated sale price: £400 - £500

  • LOT NUMBER 92

    A Miniature Sampler by Kitty Sleet, decorated with a short biblical verse, it what appears to be its original frame, circa 1820's, 7¾ in x 6 ¼ ins (20 cm x 16 cm). Also an associated Georgian pin cushion, reputedly made to celebrate the birth of Francis Elizabeth Reynolds, with the inscription 'Welcome sweet innocent' in pins on a cream silk satin.

    Estimated sale price: £100 - £200

  • LOT NUMBER 93

    A Rare 18th Century English Billet-Deux Purse, Circa 1770. Embroidered with floral and other motifs of the late 18th Century, opening to reveal two compartments with a circular cartouche enclosing the initials of the owner, possibly DL, enclosed in a double sided frame, 14¼ ins x 12 ins (37 cm x 31 cm).

    Estimated sale price: £140 - £280

  • LOT NUMBER 94

    A Rare Late 17th/ Early 18th Century English Sweetmeat Purse. Embroidered with blue flowers on silk/satin material edged with gathered ribbon, and mounted in a double sided frame, 10 ins x 11¾ ins (25.5 cm x 29.5 cm).

    Estimated sale price: £180 - £260

  • LOT NUMBER 95

    A Superb and Rare Colifichet (double sided embroidery), probably French, Circa 1700. These pieces are highly skilled and were often completed in Ursuline convents in France. 4¾ ins x 4 ins (12 cm x 10 cm) inc frame.

    Estimated sale price: £140 - £180

  • LOT NUMBER 96

    A Quaker Pinwheel dated 1837, with typical Quaker motifs worked in white beads on a brown knitted ground, 2 ins (5 cm) in diameter.

    Estimated sale price: £80 - £160

  • LOT NUMBER 97

    A Miniature Georgian 'Watch' Cover Sampler, with strong Quaker influences, displayed in a purpose made oak frame with an indistinct inscription to the reverse; part of which reads 'made by my dear mother', 3¼ in (8.5 cm) in diameter.

    Estimated sale price: £100 - £200

  • LOT NUMBER 98

    A Superb Mid 18th Century German Long Sampler worked in silks on linen with figural representations of a man & woman in courtly dress; the design taken from Johann Sibmacher's pattern book. Also buildings, a large parrot and religious symbols including Adam & Eve and the cross. 61 x 37 ½ inches (24 x 95 cm).

    Estimated sale price: £300 - £600

  • LOT NUMBER 99

    A Mid 17th Century Sampler, Circa 1660. Unfinished cut & drawn work sampler on a mustard coloured linen with some white work bands, the alphabet in white silks around the edge and the initials SC. 17 ins x 6 ¾ ins (43 cm x 17 cm) unframed, 20½ in x 10¾ ins (52 cm x 27.5 cm) framed.

    Estimated sale price: £300 - £500

  • LOT NUMBER 100

    A Superb and Rare 17th Century Whitework Sampler, circa 1660, with needlelace/recticella bands, drawn thread, zigzag and satin stitch incorporating initials MH ?, 38½ ins x 8 ins (98 cm x 20 cm).

    Estimated sale price: £400 - £600



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