Lot 11
  • 11

A Flemish Classical Tapestry Brussels, first half 17th century

Estimate
6,000 - 8,000 EUR
Sold
7,450 EUR
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Description

woven with a young maiden within a bed alcove enclosed by blue hangings, and a standing figure of a male in classical dress, with architectural features in the background, flanked between a pair of fluted corinthian solomonic columns partially decorated with a band of figures within fruiting vines, on blue bases, joined by a frieze across the top with a ribbon tied swag of fruit and foliage, and central medallion enclosing a landscape, flanked by cupids with musical horns, with further narrow upper and lower narrow red and gold borders with stylised motifs, and a blue outer selvedge

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