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    Sale 5907

    Christie's Interiors

    2 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 636

    A FRENCH ALLEGORICAL TAPESTRY PANEL

    BEAUVAIS, LATE 17TH EARLY 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH ALLEGORICAL TAPESTRY PANEL
    BEAUVAIS, LATE 17TH EARLY 18TH CENTURY
    After the Grotesques de Berain series, depicting a seated Classical figure playing a lyre, seated in an architectural alcove, the surrounding ground filled with exotic birds, flower pendants, swags and strap-work borders, later mounted on board in giltwood frame
    31½ x 24 in. (80 x 61 cm.)


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