• Important Early European Furni auction at Christies

    Sale 7764

    Important Early European Furniture, Sculpture & Tapestries

    5 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 251

    A FLEMISH ALLEGORICAL TAPESTRY

    SECOND HALF 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FLEMISH ALLEGORICAL TAPESTRY
    SECOND HALF 17TH CENTURY
    Woven in silks and wools, depicting a courtly dresse couple being rowed in a canopied gondola between two elaborate fountains within formal gardens and with further figures in attendance, within a scrolling and fruiting foliate and flower head border decorated with birds and dolphins and a blue outer guard border, the borders of a later date
    8 ft. 6 in. x 10 ft. (258 cm. x 304 cm.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN