• Christie's Interiors - Masters auction at Christies

    Sale 5927

    Christie's Interiors - Masters & Makers

    29 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 473

    A BROCADE PANEL

    FRENCH, CIRCA 1740

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BROCADE PANEL
    FRENCH, CIRCA 1740
    the yellow ground woven with silk, silver and gilt thread floral sprays
    64in. x 79in. (162.56cm. x 200.66cm.)


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    Provenance

    Mr & Mrs Roy A Hunt Sr

    Roy A Hunt Sr (188101966) and his wife Rachel McMasters Miller Hunt (1882-1963) were prominent Pittsburg citizens and philantropists. Mr Hunt served as President and Trustee of the Aluminium Company of America (ALCOA) which was founded by his father Alfred E Hunt. Mrs Hunt was a devoted student of botany, horticulture and book binding.