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    Sale 5926

    Christie's Interiors - Masters & Makers

    24 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 435

    A SOHO TAPESTRY PANEL

    ENGLISH, 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SOHO TAPESTRY PANEL
    ENGLISH, 17TH CENTURY
    the midnight blue ground woven with a floral cartouche to cherry-red fill, above a border of tulips and roses and beneath three songbirds, mounted
    48 x 23in. (122 x 58.4cm.)


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    Apparently complete in design, this example was possibly woven as a sample of the Soho manufactories' calibre of work.

    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage


    Provenance

    H.W Keil Ltd., Broadway, Worcestershire