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A NORTH EUROPEAN POLYCHROME-PAINTED HANGING

MID-19TH CENTURY

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A NORTH EUROPEAN POLYCHROME-PAINTED HANGING
Mid-19th Century
Depicting a battle scene with Philimenes victorious over Polidamas and Panthaselea and with Pirrus staking his claim to the land, with flowering plants in the foreground and a fortress wall to the right side and with buildings in the distance, the bottom with two ribbon cartouches inscribed Philimenes et eneas vincit Polidamas et Panthasilea/Diomedes regina revincit Equnm dedit suisber trophea Loco patris Pirrus statnitne Polidamaas prebuur sucubuit/Philimenes item comprimitur/Diomedes Sir Mort carnit
121in. (307cm.) high, 112in. (286cm.) wide
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