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    Sale 7560

    Furniture and Carpets Including Two Private Collections

    24 January 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 136

    A NEEDLEPOINT CARPET

    FRANCE, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A NEEDLEPOINT CARPET
    FRANCE, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
    The midnight-black field with exotic birds perching on a bar from which flows delicate fruiting and flowering vine with other occassional exotic birds, in an ivory border filled with vignettes chinoise between ivory floral meander stripes and a narrow zig zag outer stripe, localised corrosion in the black, minor restorations, backed, overall good condition
    12ft.7in. x 10ft.3in. (385cm. x 310cm.)


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