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AN ANTWERP HISTORICAL TAPESTRY

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PROPERTY FROM A EUROPEAN NOBLE FAMILY (LOTS 1-103)
AN ANTWERP HISTORICAL TAPESTRY

AFTER JUSTUS VAN EGMONT, ATTRIBUTED TO JAN FRANS CORNELISSEN OR ANNA MARIA WAUTERS, CIRCA 1660-1690

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AN ANTWERP HISTORICAL TAPESTRY AFTER JUSTUS VAN EGMONT, ATTRIBUTED TO JAN FRANS CORNELISSEN OR ANNA MARIA WAUTERS, CIRCA 1660-1690 Woven in wools and silks, from the Story of Emperor Otavian Augustus, depicting Azia, mother of Augustus, reading him the testament of Caesar, within an architectural border centred to top and bottom by a cabochon in a scrollwork cartouche flanked by fruiting garlands and sea shells, the sides headed by eagles above military trophies and female figures representative of victory and peace, each on a sphere and a vase supported by winged griffons, within a brown outer slip 12 ft. 3 in. x 9 ft. 5 in. (372 cm. x 286 cm.)
Provenance
By repute, María Cristina, Queen of Spain (1806-1878), thence by descent.
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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium, which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
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