Our 10 October sale of English and European Decorative Arts achieved $2 million.
Leading the sale was a Brussels Tapestry of the Elders Conducted to the Place of Justice, from the Story of the Chaste Susanna, Circa 1525 which achieved a price of $75,000, more than double its low estimate. A Brussels Historical Tapestry, Late 16th Century also performed extremely well earning $34,375, nearly seven times the high estimate of $7,000.
This sale will include an assortment of English and European Decorative arts including furniture, tapestries, carpets and ceramics. Amongst the highlights are a Frankenthal Chinoiserie potpourri group, an Italian Neoclassical parcel-gilt and polychrome-painted sofa and a Brussels Tapestry of the Elders Conducted to the Place of Justice, sold with the Approval of the Trustees of the Philadelphia Museum of Art to Benefit Acquisition Funds. The sale will also include selections of English and European furniture from three private distinguished collections.