• The Decorative Arts Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2827

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    22 - 23 September 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 152

    A Brussels Biblical tapestry depicting Jacob and Laban dividing the herds

    LATE 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Brussels Biblical tapestry depicting Jacob and Laban dividing the herds
    LATE 17TH CENTURY
    Woven in wools and silks
    318 x 300 cm


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    The design is based on the earlier Bernard van Orley designs for a set that remains at the Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis te Brussel, illustrated in M. Crick-Kuntziger, Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis te Brussel, 'Catalogus van de Wandtapijten', Brussels, n.d. plate 36.

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