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    Sale 2782

    LIECHTENSTEIN: Property from the Collection of the Princely House of Liechtenstein.

    1 April 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 158

    A HUNTING TROPHY FENETRE TAPESTRY PANEL

    LATE 16TH/FIRST HALF 17TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY GERMAN OR ITALIAN

    Price Realised  

    A HUNTING TROPHY FENETRE TAPESTRY PANEL
    LATE 16TH/FIRST HALF 17TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY GERMAN OR ITALIAN
    Woven in wool and silk, depicting a hunting trophy centred by a stags head, with half length figures above and below framed in acanthus scrolls, with a linen label sown on to the back of the border inscribed Eigenthum Sr. Durchlaucht Fürsten von Liechtenstein 157 and with paper label inscribed SCHLOSS STERNBERG Obj.-Nr. III Inv.-Nr. 106
    384 cm. high x 92 cm. wide


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    Provenance

    With Stefano Bardini, acquired in 1885 by Prince Johannes II of Liechtenstein.
    Vienna, 1885.
    Schloss Feldsberg, Valtice, 1885.
    Vienna, 1889.
    Schloss Sternberg, 1904.
    Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 1944.
    Alserbachpalais, Vienna, 1956.


    Literature

    G. Wilhelm, Waffen aus vier Jahrhunderten, Vaduz 1952, p. 62, no. 337.


    Exhibited

    Vaduz, Engländergabäude, Waffen aus vier Jahrhunderten. Aus den Sammlungen Seiner Durchlaucht des Regierenden Fürsten von Liechtenstein, 1952, no.337.