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    Sale 7623

    Important Early European Furniture, Sculpture and Tapestries

    6 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 521

    A FLEMISH GAMEPARK TAPESTRY

    BRUSSELS, SECOND HALF 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FLEMISH GAMEPARK TAPESTRY
    BRUSSELS, SECOND HALF 16TH CENTURY
    Woven in wools and silks, depicting a falcon fighting a heron with mounted huntsmen beyond, in a wooded landscape, within an arabesque border decorated with classically-draped figures, fruited floral gardens and grotesque beasts in a spirally-twisted outer border, reduced in size, areas of restoration and reweaving, the inner slip with some surface paint
    8 ft. 4 in. x 9 ft. 10 in. (253 cm. x 299 cm.) wide


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF AN ESTATE