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HANDWOVEN SAVONNERIE RUG

Lot 0071
Handwoven Savonnerie Rug. Purchased in France. Measures approximately 8 '8"x 5'9". Excellent Condition. Has been professionally cleaned and stored. PROVENANCE: A Pennsylvania and Kiawah Island SC Private Estate. The Renaissance is a period in European history between the 1300s and 1500s marked by a revival of classical art, architecture, literature and learning. It was during this time that both Savonnerie and Aubusson rugs emerged and grew in popularity in the palaces of royalty and mansions of aristocrats throughout Europe. Savonnerie rugs were most prominent between 1650 and 1789 and were woven with naturalistic floral motifs, coats of arms and heraldic devices, and some architectural images. 106"x70" 12 pds.

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HANDWOVEN SAVONNERIE RUG

Estimate $2,000 - $3,000Aug 2, 2015