15th July 2017 10:00 GMT/BST

Summer Fine Art Sale

 
Lot 795
 

795

Donegal Carpet by Alexander & James Morton to a design by C F A Voysey, circa 1900 The pale...

Donegal Carpet by Alexander & James Morton to a design by C F A Voysey, circa 1900
The pale lavender field with an allover design of shrub roses enclosed by borders of leafy plants and further roses, 492cm by 435cm See illustration

Provenance: From the present owner's grandfather, James Morton

See Malcolm Haslam Arts & Crafts Carpets, published 1991, pg.94

Sold for £6,200
Estimated at £3,000 - £5,000


 

Both ends complete and folded under then secured with blanket stitching and fabric. Some wear and one split on the fold. One fireplace cut to each side of the carpet, secured on the reverse with fabric, rejoined and probably missing a few knots. One side with wear and damage on the fold. Pile low throughout. 100717

Auction: Summer Fine Art Sale, 15th July 2017

Summer Fine Art Sale

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