A Flemish Classical Tapestry, 'Oriana receiving war booty from Amadis, in King Lisuart's castle', from the story of Amadis and Oriana,after design by Louis van Schoor and Pieter Spierincx, Brussels, 18th century
Distinguished Property from Osterrieth House in Antwerp
A Flemish Classical Tapestry, 'Oriana receiving war booty from Amadis, in King Lisuart's castle', from the story of Amadis and Oriana,after design by Louis van Schoor and Pieter Spierincx, Brussels, 18th century

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A Flemish Classical Tapestry, 'Oriana receiving war booty from Amadis, in King Lisuart's castle', from the story of Amadis and Oriana,after design by Louis van Schoor and Pieter Spierincx, Brussels, 18th century
A Flemish Classical Tapestry, 'Oriana receiving war booty from Amadis, in King Lisuart's castle', from the story of Amadis and Oriana,after design by Louis van Schoor and Pieter Spierincx, Brussels, 18th century
A Flemish Classical Tapestry, 'Oriana receiving war booty from Amadis, in King Lisuart's castle', from the story of Amadis and Oriana,after design by Louis van Schoor and Pieter Spierincx, Brussels, 18th century
A Flemish Classical Tapestry, 'Oriana receiving war booty from Amadis, in King Lisuart's castle', from the story of Amadis and Oriana,after design by Louis van Schoor and Pieter Spierincx, Brussels, 18th century
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A Flemish Classical Tapestry, 'Oriana receiving war booty from Amadis, in King Lisuart's castle', from the story of Amadis and Oriana,after design by Louis van Schoor and Pieter Spierincx, Brussels, 18th century

Estimate:

7,000 - 10,000 GBP

Distinguished Property from Osterrieth House in Antwerp

A Flemish Classical Tapestry, 'Oriana receiving war booty from Amadis, in King Lisuart's castle', from the story of Amadis and Oriana,after design by Louis van Schoor and Pieter Spierincx, Brussels, 18th century

A Flemish Classical Tapestry, 'Oriana receiving war booty from Amadis, in King Lisuart's castle', from the story of Amadis and Oriana,after design by Louis van Schoor and Pieter Spierincx, Brussels, 18th century

Estimate:

7,000 - 10,000 GBP

Description

Distinguished Property from Osterrieth House in Antwerp

A Flemish Classical Tapestry, 'Oriana receiving war booty from Amadis, in King Lisuart's castle', from the story of Amadis and Oriana,after design by Louis van Schoor and Pieter Spierincx, Brussels, 18th century


Woven with a queen seated on her throne, on a dais, under a canopy, holding a sceptre, and being passed a crown by her attendant, with two young boys at her side, one with a laurel wreath (victory), the other carrying a fasces (Roman symbol of authority), in a landscape setting, 

Within a four-sided frame pattern border with bouquets of flowers, with dark brown outer selvedges

approximately 342cm. high, 275cm. wide

Condition report

Overall measurements: 276cm across the top, 275cm across the bottom, 344cm along left side, 341cm along the right side. Some discolouration to the sky, otherwise stable weave. Some later highlights to the faces for definition. Losses in the corners of the outer selvedge. Cotton lining and old Velcro attached across the top edge. Stable and overall good condition. Decorative and elegant tapestry.


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Catalogue note

For a comparable subject see a weaving with a more detailed composition, from Northern Netherlands, workshop of Alexander Baert, circa 1717-1770, ex Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 22 March 1956, lot 179, now in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (Gift from Archer M. Huntington).