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    Sale 7433

    Important Early European Furniture, Sculpture and Tapestries

    8 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 57

    A FLEMISH HISTORICAL TAPESTRY

    BRUSSELS, SECOND HALF 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    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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