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    Sale 7433

    Important Early European Furniture, Sculpture and Tapestries

    8 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 217

    A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI VERDURE TAPESTRY PANELS

    AUBUSSON, AFTER JEAN-BAPTISTE HUET, CIRCA 1780

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI VERDURE TAPESTRY PANELS
    AUBUSSON, AFTER JEAN-BAPTISTE HUET, CIRCA 1780
    Each woven in wools and silks, depicting exotic birds in picturesque landscapes divided and flanked by flower-wrapped Ionic columns suspending from floral garlands musical and gardener's trophies, on a cream ground, with a blue outer slip, one reduced in width, the other silghtly extended to one side by re-using section from same set
    11 ft. 8 in. (355 cm.) high; 5 ft. 11 in. (179 cm.) wide (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN (LOTS 215-217)