Lot 5
  • 5

A Franco/Flemish Pastoral Landscape Tapestry, late 17th century

Estimate
4,000 - 6,000 GBP
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Description

  • wool, flatweave tapestry technique
  • approximately 300cm. high, 240cm. wide; 9ft. 10in., 7ft. 10in.
woven with a man trapping a hare, in a woodland clearing, with château in the distance, within a four-sided border of flowers, grapes, birds and cherubs, with baskets of fruit and parrots in each lower corner and winged putti and acanthus leaves in each top corner, the horizontal borders centred with a cartouche enclosing a landscape
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