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    Sale 7683

    A Rococo Fantasy Treasures from a Bavarian Collection

    6 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 332

    AN AUBUSSON CARPET

    FRANCE, LATE 19TH CENTURY

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    AN AUBUSSON CARPET
    FRANCE, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    The bronze field with scrolling wine-red leafy vine surrounding a cream cusped medallion containing a central ivory panel with a delicate floral bouquet, a rococo-esque cartouche in each corner with floral sprays linking a pale ice-blue border with ivory roses between pale peach strapwork, a broad plain dark brown outer stripe tucked under on all four sides, scattered spot surface marks, some splits and wear and occasional small repairs
    16ft. 7in. x 13ft. 8in. (504cm. x 416cm.)


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    Provenance

    By repute the Duc and Duchesse de Luynes, Château de Dampierre, France. Acquired from Eric Vidal.