Offered by: Wick Antiques LTD
Unit 2, Riverside Business Park, Gosport Street Lymington, Hampshire SO41 9BB , England Call Seller


An unusual pair of Italian silk embroidery and gouache painted paper pictures

$ 8,000
  • Description
    An unusual pair of Italian silk embroidery and gouache painted paper pictures, both with scenes from Classical antiquity, one showing two warriors addressing an old man by a cave, the other with two men greeting each other in front of a tented encampment, the reverse with a paper label stating ‘Pair of exceptionally fine silk needlework pictures with gouache painted faces & limbs, sky etc, classical Roman subjects, circa 1810’, in gilt frames. Italian, circa 1810.


    Charles Woollett & Sons, London; Purchased from the above by the current owner’s grandparents, August 4, 1964
  • More Information
    Origin: Italy
    Period: 19th Century
    Materials: Silk and gouache paint
    Condition: Good.
    Creation Date: c 1810
    Styles / Movements: Other
    Incollect Reference #: 373950
  • Dimensions
    W. 24 in; H. 19.5 in;
    W. 60.96 cm; H. 49.53 cm;
Message from Seller:

Wick Antiques was established by Charles Wallrock in the early 1980s. Having grown up in the Antiques world Charles developed an extensive wealth of knowledge. Starting out as a ‘man with a van’ he quickly gained a good reputation and embarked on a longstanding relationship with Harrods. He was later joined by his wife, Caroline Wallrock. Caroline having completed a Persian degree, went on to study at Christie’s fine art and then joined Sotheby’s specializing in Islamic and Japanese works of art

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