22 September 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 6,250
Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 10,000
TWENTY-THREE ROLLS OF FRENCH PANORAMIC WALLPAPER
BY ZUBER & CIE, LATE 20TH CENTURY
From the 'Eldorado' series, comprising twenty three panels decorated with a continuous vista of dense blooming foliage with exotic birds, each panel with the stencil 'Eldorado par Zuber & Cie Rixheim' and numbered two through twenty four, the reverse stamped 'YD' with the corresponding number, missing no.1
Each roll - 13 ft. 10 in. (422 cm.) high; 22½ in. (77 cm.) wide
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The current lot represents Europe in the 'Eldorado' series launched by Zuber in 1849 and designed by Ehrmann, Zipélius and Joseph Fuchs.
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