Lot 45
  • 45

A FLEMISH TAPESTRY CHARLEMAGNE, PROBABLY TOURNAI, EARLY 16TH CENTURY

Estimate
60,000 - 80,000 EUR
Sold
300,000 EUR
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Description

figuring King Charles VIII (1470-1498) on horseback against millefleurs ground above a salamander with the motto Vivifico extingo, a phylactery inscribed Carolus invicti Ludovici filius olim Partenopem domuit saliens sicut Hanibal Alpes, within a border on red ground with putti and a motto Inquire pacem
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