• Important Early European Furni auction at Christies

    Sale 7764

    Important Early European Furniture, Sculpture & Tapestries

    5 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 220

    A LOUIS XIV HUNTING TAPESTRY

    AUBUSSON, SECOND HALF 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LOUIS XIV HUNTING TAPESTRY
    AUBUSSON, SECOND HALF 17TH CENTURY
    Woven in wools, depicting a mounted huntsman and his companion with hounds attacking a boar, in a wooded landscape with a castle beyond within a brown and olive slip and an acanthus-wrapped floral column border, areas of patching and reweaving
    9 ft. 3 in. x 8 ft. (281 cm. x 244 cm.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY