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    Sale 7623

    Important Early European Furniture, Sculpture and Tapestries

    6 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 533

    A FLEMISH GAMEPARK TAPESTRY

    EARLY 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FLEMISH GAMEPARK TAPESTRY
    EARLY 17TH CENTURY
    Woven in wools and silks, depicting horses, leopards and other wild animals in a wooded landscape, within an architectural border with Doric columns suspending fruited floral garlands and centred to the top with a scrollwork cartouche, lacking bottom border, some patching to the upper corners
    12 ft. 6 in. x 10 ft. 1 in. (320 cm. x 258 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Probably acquired by Julius Drewe as part of the contents of Wadhurst, Sussex, in 1898; and thence by descent.


    Saleroom Notice

    The estimate for this lot has been transposed with lot 91 and should read £10,000 - £15,000.