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    Sale 7611

    Furniture, Sculpture and Carpets

    11 September 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 173

    A LATE LOUIS XV AUBUSSON CARPET

    FRANCE, SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LATE LOUIS XV AUBUSSON CARPET
    FRANCE, SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY
    The powder-blue field with a rocaille and floral swag frame enclosing a lozenge lattice containing inividual flowerheads surrounding a rose-pink cusped medallion enclosing a shaded celadon-green floral centrepiece issuing radiating floral sprays, the powder blue border with scrolling paired acanthus leaves and floral sprays at either end, scattered repair and repiling throughout
    11 ft. 5 in. x 9 ft. 5 in. (347 x 286 cm.)


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