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Lot 0019
A FRENCH AUBUSSON WITH ROMANTIC SCENES

One rare mid-18th century Aubusson tapestry, woven in polychromatic dyed wool with silk highlights depicting a Romantic pastoral scene in which shepherdesses and their children converse at lower centre while a shepherd reclines to the left and a flock of sheep graze at the right. The colourful figures are backed by vast stretches of manicured gardens lined with lush trees and Classical architectural elements. This scene is woven within a multi-toned floral border with foliate corners and is backed with grey material., 111" x 111" — 282 x 282 cm.

Estimate $3,500/4,500

Note: Very good condition, some loose stitching.

Starting Bid

CA$1,700.00

Buyer's Premium

  • 23% up to CA$50,000.00
  • 18% above CA$50,000.00

A FRENCH AUBUSSON WITH ROMANTIC SCENES,

Auction ended on Sun, May 5, 2013
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Estimate CA$3,500 - CA$4,500
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