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Auktion: Auction 18.05.1995
wurde versteigert am: 18. Mai 1995
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A LOUIS XIV GOBELINS ARMORIAL TAPESTRY

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Schätzpreis: 25.000 £ - 35.000 £
ca. 39.704 $ - 55.586 $
Zuschlagspreis:  43.300 £
ca. 68.768 $
Los-Nr. 206, Aufrufe: 5

A LOUIS XIV GOBELINS ARMORIAL TAPESTRY From the Renommés series, woven in wools, silks and metal thread, the beaded and egg-and-dart architectural niche with scrolled broken segmental pediment terminating in foliate rosettes, issuing an arabesque-patterned drapery curtain with two female supporters, one holding the key and seal of France, the former with a cockerel emblematic of France at her feet, the latter with a spaniel emblematic of Fidelity, the imbricated strapwork cartouche centred by an oval shield woven with a scrolled serpent representing the armorial device of Colbert flanked by a cornucopiae overflowing with fruits and surmounted by winged putto holding a jewelled crown, the simulated marble angles within a repeating laurel foliate oak and ribbon-tied border with later blue outer slip, minor restorations, with handwritten label 3939 296 x 215 117in. x 84in. (297cm. x 214cm.)

Informationen zur Auktion
Auktionshaus: Christie's
Titel: Auction 18.05.1995
Auktionsdatum: 18.05.1995
Adresse: Christie's
London, King Street