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    Sale 5854

    Arms & Armour

    18 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 43

    A SET OF FRENCH BROCADE FABRIC FOR A SADDLE, TOGETHER WITH MATCHING CRUPPER, HOLSTER-COVERS AND HOLSTER-CARRIER

    EARLY 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SET OF FRENCH BROCADE FABRIC FOR A SADDLE, TOGETHER WITH MATCHING CRUPPER, HOLSTER-COVERS AND HOLSTER-CARRIER
    EARLY 18TH CENTURY
    With quilted seat shaped for the cantle and bow, embroidered with elaborate silver and gilt wire patterns of scrollwork and stylised flowers heightened with gilt sequins, and with gilt wire fringe borders (minor losses and patches of heavy wear, re-lined): on a modern carved wooden stand (6)


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