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AN ANTWERP HISTORICAL TAPESTRY
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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 Cleopatra before Augustus, within an architectural border centred to top and bottom by a cabochon in a scrollwork cartouche flanked by 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. 5 in. x 9 ft. 5 in. (377 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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