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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, FLORIDA (LOT 41)

A Brussels Historical tapestry, mid 16th century
Estimate
50,00080,000
LOT SOLD. 144,000 USD
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41

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, FLORIDA (LOT 41)

A Brussels Historical tapestry, mid 16th century
Estimate
50,00080,000
LOT SOLD. 144,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A Brussels Historical tapestry, mid 16th century
sumptuously woven with a couple seated on the left, soldiers processing to the right, another courtly couple on the right, with a town under siege in the distance, within a border of mythological figures, chariots, and musical instruments interspersed with sphinx-like beasts and flower-filled baskets.
height 9ft. 5in.; width 17ft. 4in.
(2.86cm; 5.21cm)
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Catalogue Note

The present lot is similar in style to the series of the victories of the Portuguese Viceroy Joao de Castro in India woven around 1557. Compare an example in G. Delmarcel, Flemish Tapestry, Tielt, Belgium 1999, pp. 125 and 136.

Fine French And Continental Furniture

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New York