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    Sale 12454

    The Dani & Anna Ghigo Collection: Part II: Oriental Carpets, European Furniture, Works of Art & Tapestries, Chinese, Japanese & South East Asian Works of Art

    12 May 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 495

    A FLEMISH ARMORIAL TAPESTRY

    SECOND HALF 16TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY SPANISH

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    A FLEMISH ARMORIAL TAPESTRY
    SECOND HALF 16TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY SPANISH
    Woven in wools and silks, the large armorial shield surmounted by a winged angel, flanked by foliate scrolls and a Vanitas scene with skulls and skeletons, with Latin motto 'ERE JI SED SEPARARE NO POTVI', lacking outer slip
    7 ft. 8 in. x 8 ft. 8 ½ in. (233 x 265 cm.)


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