You haven't verified your email address yet

M.C. Escher for Linen Factories E.J.F. van Dissel & Zonen - Table damask: breakfast tablecloth with 4 napkins, sea horses and fish, blue and white, no stains

Lot reference 18595053

Valid bid!

In order to place your bid, you'll only need to sign in or create a free account.

Already registered?

Waiting for extension Lot closed Open for bids in Lot closes in:

Current bid $868
Next minimum bid $928
Location: Netherlands
Auction fee: 9% of the winning bid
Shipping to United States: $34.45
$
$

No bids placed.

$868 Bidder 0198
22-05-2018 19:38:54
$748 Bidder 1807
13-05-2018 00:01:33
$599 Bidder 1807
13-05-2018 00:00:36
$225 Bidder 7695
12-05-2018 13:55:29

1955, the Netherlands

Blue and white damask breakfast tablecloth with 4 napkins, designed in 1955 by Maurits Cornelis Escher (1898-1972) 
Measurements 210 x 150 cm (breakfast tablecloth) and with 4 napkins, measurements 40 x 40 cm (napkins).

The damask tablecloth is stainless, has only been used a few times and has been washed. The napkins are unused.

The breakfast tablecloth was woven by Van Dissel & Zonen in Eindhoven ca. 1955.  After weaving company Van Dissel had given the linen industry a fresh impulse after World War 2, Escher was commissioned to design table linen. 

Escher only made one design for table damask, with fish and sea horses.  The tablecloth was produced in three different colours, of which this blue-white variant was one. 

Also see the reference work: 'Artistiek damast van Brabantse bodem 1900-1960' (2005), p. 54 
and 'Dossier Damast' in the FD - Het Financieele Dagblad (November 2015).

Nl Bijraad  

Member since: January 21, 2016

Delivery

The seller will ship the item(s) within 3 working days after receiving confirmation of payment.

Shipping costs are for mainland destinations only.
More information

Shipping costs

United States $34.45
Austria $21.38
Belgium $21.38
Denmark $21.38
France $21.38
Germany $21.38
Italy $21.38
Luxembourg $21.38
Netherlands $7.07
Spain $21.38
Sweden $21.38
United Kingdom $21.38
Rest of Europe $27.32
Anywhere else $34.45

Save shipping costs

You can pick up this lot from the seller: Lelystad (FL), Netherlands.

If you win more than one lot sold by the same seller in the same auction, your shipment will be combined. In this case, only the shipping costs of whichever lot has the highest shipping costs will be applied.

Question about this lot?

Contact our Customer Support

All of our auctions are subject to notarial supervision 

Payment options

  • Mastercard
  • Visa
  • Bank transfer

Share this lot with your friends

We’re sorry, we're unable to accept your bid

Due to an outstanding payment, you currently cannot place any bids on Catawiki.

Once your payment has been processed, you will immediately be able to place your bids again as normal. Please note: If you decide to pay via bank transfer, your payment may take up to 2 working days to be processed. We therefore recommend using one of the direct payment methods available on our payment page.

Pay now

X
Not registered yet?
By creating your free Catawiki account, you’ll be able to bid on any of our 35,000 special objects up for auction every week.
or Sign in

Never miss another special object!

Catawiki auctions off 30,000 special objects every week. Leave your email address, and we will send you free updates on our special objects and great discounts.

No, I'm not interested in special objects or discounts