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    Sale 5926

    Christie's Interiors - Masters & Makers

    24 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 430

    A FRANCO-FLEMISH ALLEGORICAL NEEDLEWORK WALL-HANGING

    FIRST HALF 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FRANCO-FLEMISH ALLEGORICAL NEEDLEWORK WALL-HANGING
    FIRST HALF 17TH CENTURY
    worked in wool with gros-point tent-stitch, depicting two embraced female figures, possibly representative of Peace and Justice, flanked by two putti holding aloft sceptres, within a landscape with a fruiting tree and wild animals, in the background villages and a town, within fruiting foliate borders flowerheads
    57 x 91in. (145 x 231 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's, London, 11 December 1987, lot 177