• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 2202

    Christie's Interiors

    1 - 2 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 565

    A SET OF TWELVE 'ZODIAC' AUBUSSON WOOL TAPESTRIES,

    BY JEAN LURCAT AND EACH SIGNED IN THE WEAVE WITH MAKER'S MONOGRAM, MID-20TH CENTURY,

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    A SET OF TWELVE 'ZODIAC' AUBUSSON WOOL TAPESTRIES,
    BY JEAN LURCAT AND EACH SIGNED IN THE WEAVE WITH MAKER'S MONOGRAM, MID-20TH CENTURY,
    each with factory label on back with title and signature of the artist; together with leather suitcase with intials 'N.B.'
    Each approximately 28 x 38½in. (71.1 x 97.8cm.)


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    Lurcat later created a series of lithographs based on these tapestries published in 1959 as a limited edition of 135.

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    This lot is offered without reserve.