Lot 50
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A Late Louis XV Chinoiserie Tapestry, after François Boucher and Jean-Joseph Dumons Aubusson, circa 1755-1775

Estimate
4,000 - 6,000 EUR
Sold
18,750 EUR
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Description

  • Approximately: 179 by 139CM. INCLUDING FRAME
woven with Chinese figures resting over tea, seated outside small home with bell upon the roof, the foreground with potted exotic tree within ceramic container, exotic trees behind; Lacking border, with yellow and blue selvedge, mounted within later carved gilt frame

Catalogue Note

Derived from the series known as' La deuxieme tenture chinoise' first woven at Beauvais in 1743 from sketches by Boucher, and later adapted for tapestry weaving at Aubusson.
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