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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE AMERICAN COLLECTION

A Beauvais Chinoiserie tapestry, from the Series 'The Story of the Emperor of China'
Late 17th/First Quarter 18th Century
Estimate
80,000120,000
LOT SOLD. 125,000 USD
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122

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE AMERICAN COLLECTION

A Beauvais Chinoiserie tapestry, from the Series 'The Story of the Emperor of China'
Late 17th/First Quarter 18th Century
Estimate
80,000120,000
LOT SOLD. 125,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A Beauvais Chinoiserie tapestry, from the Series 'The Story of the Emperor of China'
Late 17th/First Quarter 18th Century
Representing the Emperor on a journey, the bejeweled and elaborately dressed Emperor enthroned beneath a Chinese-Gothic baldachin surmounted by a dragon, the baldachin carried by four servants, a standard-bearer with the Emperor's emblem on horseback on the right, tiered pagodas in the left background, within trompe l'oeil frame border. Signed Behagle on bottom right side.
12 ft. by 7 ft. 4 in.; 3.66 m. by 2.23 m.
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Provenance

Sotheby's New York, January 10, 1990, lot 347

Catalogue Note

See note to previous lot

Collections: European Decorative Arts

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New York