8 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 14,900
Estimate GBP 12,000 - GBP 18,000
A LOUIS XV AUBUSSON PASTORAL TAPESTRY
AUBUSSON, MID-18TH CENTURY
Woven in wools and silks, depicting a shepherd and two maidens by a tree with further maidens and a flock of sheep at a fountain, in a mountainous landscape with a bridge and a town in the background, within a stylised picture frame border with floral and foliage garlands and a blue outer slip signed 'M.R.DAVBUSSON.VITRA'
9 ft. 2 in. (278 cm.) high; 16 ft. 10 in. (515 cm.) wide
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