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    Sale 12975

    Noble & Private Collections Part I

    2 November 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 146

    A FLEMISH VERDURE TAPESTRY

    LAST QUARTER 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FLEMISH VERDURE TAPESTRY
    LAST QUARTER 17TH CENTURY
    Depicting a wooded landscap with formal gardens beyond, within fruiting foliate borders decorated with birds, the reverse stencilled with inventory number 532, with paper label inscribed 'SCHLOSS STERNBERG OBJ.-NR. XIII INV.-NR. 530'
    9 ft 10 in. x 9 ft. (300 cm. x 275 cm.)


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    Provenance

    With the Princely House of Liechtenstein at Schloss Sternberg, before 1944,
    Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 1944,
    Alserbachpalais, Vienna, 1956,
    Sold from the Collection of the Princely House of Liechtenstein, Christie's, Amsterdam, 1 April 2008, lot 139, where acquired by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN