8 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 36,500
Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000
A FLEMISH HISTORICAL TAPESTRY
BRUSSELS, SECOND HALF 16TH CENTURY
Woven in wools and silks, depicting courtly-dressed ladies kneeling before a Roman general, with further soldiers in the background, within an elaborate pergola border decorated with classically-draped figures and flower-field vases, the angles with allegorical scenes, within a blue outer slip, with weaver monogram 'AH'
11 ft. 2 in. (340 cm) high; 13 ft. 1 in. (397 cm) wide
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