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    Sale 7627

    Dealing in Excellence: A Celebration of Hotspur and Jeremy

    20 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 148

    A COLONIAL PAINTED-CANVAS SEVEN-LEAF SCREEN

    MID-18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A COLONIAL PAINTED-CANVAS SEVEN-LEAF SCREEN
    MID-18TH CENTURY
    Depicting courtly scenes of European figures in a tropical setting with mountains, buildings, the sea and a British frigate beyond within a scrolled frame surrounded by trellis, the reverse with flowers, urns and exotic birds, on original stitched canvas
    63½ in. (161 cm.) high; 176 in. (447 cm.) wide


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