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Continental Mediaeval-style Tapestry

Auction:
2183
Lot:
877
Sold for:
$2,350$2,000

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Auction:
Sale #2183 - 2183
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 25, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

Continental Mediaeval-style Tapestry, late 19th century, depicting a lady removing a necklace from a casket proffered by a lady-in-waiting, the ladies flanked by lion and unicorn supporters holding banners, on verdura ground with animals, the whole within foliate border, lg. 75, wd. 57 in.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Keywords

Heraldry, Medieval art, National symbols of the United Kingdom, Tapestry, Unicorns