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Aubusson Tapestry Depicting The Audience of the Chinese Emperor

Auction:
3031B
Lot:
665
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3031B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 13, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Aubusson Tapestry Depicting The Audience of the Chinese Emperor, cartoon designed by Jean-Joseph Dumons after Fran├žois Boucher, France, 19th century, wool and silk, panel depicting an architectural scene with a kneeling figure in blue robes and another figure in red with a blue headdress, surrounded by a wide floral and foliate motif border, ht. 110 1/2, dp. 58 1/2 in.
From the Baltimore Museum of Art to benefit the acquisition fund.
Estimate $1,500-1,800

Good condition with good color; minor fading, some minor splits to upper silk guard border.


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