• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 2203

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe Including Carpets from The Corcoran Gallery of Art

    24 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 256

    A FLEMISH HUNTING TAPESTRY

    MID-17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FLEMISH HUNTING TAPESTRY
    MID-17TH CENTURY
    Depicting a falcon hunt at the edge of a forest with music-making and dancing figures, areas of reweaving, reduced in height and with replaced patch to lower right border, and outer guard border replaced
    9 ft. 10½ in. (300 cm.) high, 12 ft. 5 in. (378.5 cm.) long


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    Pre-Lot Text

    SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITION FUNDS OF CARNEGIE MUSEUM OF ART, PITTSBURGH (LOT 256)