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    Sale 7623

    Important Early European Furniture, Sculpture and Tapestries

    6 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 583

    A LOUIS XV VERDURE TAPESTRY

    AUBUSSON MID-18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LOUIS XV VERDURE TAPESTRY
    AUBUSSON MID-18TH CENTURY
    Wooven in wools, depicting a parrot perched on a branch, amist exotic flowering shrubs and trees and a water landscape, within a lambrequin-decorated border and blue outer slip, signed 'M R D AVBUSSON', small areas of reweaving throughout, reduced in size
    9 ft. 4½ in. x 5 ft. 9 in. (285 cm. x 175 cm.)


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    A related verdure tapestry signed 'M R D'AVBVSSON', formerly in the Mayorcas Collection, was sold at Christie's, London, 12 February 1999, lot 85 (£25,300 with premium) and a further related Aubusson verdure tapestry was sold anonymously at Christie's, New York, 28 March 2007, lot 306.

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