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Aubusson Tapestry of Two Chinamen Taking Tea

Auction:
3031B
Lot:
666
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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

Description:

Aubusson Tapestry of Two Chinamen Taking Tea, cartoon by Jean-Joseph Dumons after Fran├žois Boucher, France, 19th century, wool and silk, depicting two figures having tea, seated in front of a thatched structure, scene within a foliate motif border surround, ht. 112 3/4, wd. 57 5/8 in.
From the Baltimore Museum of Art to benefit the acquisition fund.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Fair to good condition with areas of silk corrosion; fine weaving.


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