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    Sale 7433

    Important Early European Furniture, Sculpture and Tapestries

    8 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 173

    A LOUIS XIV HISTORICAL TAPESTRY

    AUBUSSON, LATE 17TH/EARLY 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LOUIS XIV HISTORICAL TAPESTRY
    AUBUSSON, LATE 17TH/EARLY 18TH CENTURY
    Woven in wools and silks, depicting a scene from 'The Story of Alexander the Great' with Alexander in a triumphal procession entering a town, within a scrolling foliate border and blue outer slip, with remains of signature 'M.B.DF.M', some areas of restoration and reweaving
    9 ft. 7 in. (290 cm.) high; 19 ft. 7 in. (596 cm.) wide


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY