• Important Early European Furni auction at Christies

    Sale 7764

    Important Early European Furniture, Sculpture & Tapestries

    5 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 219

    A LOUIS XIV VERDURE TAPESTRY

    AUBUSSON, LATE 17TH EARLY 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LOUIS XIV VERDURE TAPESTRY
    AUBUSSON, LATE 17TH EARLY 18TH CENTURY
    Woven in wools and silks, depicting birds in a wooded river landscape with a castle and settlements beyond, within a scrolling foliate and foliate border with stylised shell clasps to the angles and centred to the top with an oval medallion coat-of-arms beneath a plumed helmet, the blue outer strip signed 'M*R*DAVBVSSON*P', restorations and reweaving
    7 ft. 10 in. x 14 ft. 11 in. (238 cm. x 455 cm.)


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