Property from an Important Private Collection
TWO AUBUSSON CARPETS, LOUIS PHILLIPE, FRANCE
one the floral medallion field with foliate scroll borders; with some of outer border tucked under on all sides, visible approximately 238cm by 178cm; 7ft. 9in., 5ft. 10in.; the other the floral spray centre within foliate scroll borders; with a two-tone green border tucked under on all four sides, visible approximately 228cm by 203cm; 7ft. 5in., 6ft. 8in.
A: Overall measurements: 238cm, 236cm, 178cm and 176cm.
Faded colour overall. Otherwise in good overall condition. Lined on reverse.
With some of the plain dark terracotta outer border tucked under on all sides, approximately 8cm on each side
B:Overall measurements: 228cm, 227cm, 203cm and 201cm.
Faded colour overall. Small dark surface speckles in one corner, and yellow stain. Small split in other corner, along join of border and main field, easily repaired. Three vertical repairs from the border into the main field, visible in the photograph. Otherwise in fair overall condition. Lined on reverse.
With a two tone green scrollwork outer border tucked under on all sides, approximately 7cm under on each of the short sides, and 12cm under along the long sides.
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Acquired from C. John.