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A Louis XVI Style 'Savonnerie' Carpet, France, Circa 1900

Estimate:

20,000 - 30,000 USD

A Louis XVI Style 'Savonnerie' Carpet, France, Circa 1900

A Louis XVI Style 'Savonnerie' Carpet, France, Circa 1900

Estimate:

20,000 - 30,000 USD

Lot sold:

18,900

USD

A Louis XVI Style 'Savonnerie' Carpet, France, Circa 1900

with central fan medallion centred by an acanthus rosette within a frame and wreath of flowers and shells and all surrounded by acanthus scrolls, shells and flower garlands within a shaped 'gilded' frame punctuated by fleur de lys, cabochon border, cream and brown surround


approximately 228 in. by 284 in.

579 cm by 721 cm

The thick pile in its nearly original state. The ends folded under and taped. Original salvage mostly intact. Surface stains throughout and some fading and discolouration, commensurate with age and use. Some minor re-piling and repairs throughout. A few areas with open slits throughout. The foundation is fragile and dry. Secured with tape around the edge and in the middle.



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