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Aubusson Tapestry of The Fisherman's Surprise

Auction:
3031B
Lot:
663
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

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

Description:

Aubusson Tapestry of The Fisherman's Surprise, cartoon designed by Jean-Joseph Dumons after Fran├žois Boucher, France, 19th century, wool and silk, depicting a folly on a hill by a riverbank, an older man with a boy fishing, scene surrounded by a border with floral and foliate motifs, ht. 119, wd. 87 1/2 in.
From the Baltimore Museum of Art to benefit the acquisition fund.
Estimate $3,000-4,000

Fair with fine weave; rewoven area to lower right quadrant; numerous area of silk with some corrosion and splits; some color fading.


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