07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00AMCalender
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Large Flanders Wool Tapestry

$7,110$6,000
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 10, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Large Flanders Wool Tapestry, 17th century, depicting a biblical or classical scene of a king grappling with a Roman soldier before a court scene including a harp player and other soldiers, 119 x 91 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

with age typical overall toning and yellowing. Minor seam repairs. A few small holes (less than 2"), and small, scattered areas of thread weakness. Possible area of re-weave at lower left border. With white cotton backing loosely tacked to edges.

Keywords

harp player