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Flemish Verdure Tapestry

Auction:
3070B
Lot:
423
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3070B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 12, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Flemish Verdure Tapestry, 18th century, foliate and floral border surrounding a landscape scene with bird and architectural folly, later border, ht. 105 1/2, wd. 80 in.
Estimate $800-1,000

Fair condition; cut vertically down the middle and crudely re-sewn; scattered breaks in the silk highlights; rewoven lower right corner; lower left corner; and upper right corner; brown inner border replaced on right side.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Construction, Decorative arts, Folly, Millefleur, Ornaments, Tapestries, Visual arts

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