17th/18thC tapestry (AF)
Lot 369
A large 17th century Flemish tapestry
Sold for £5,000 (US$ 8,404) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Oak Interior Chester
18 Oct 2012 11:00 BST

Auction 20169
Lot Details
A large 17th century Flemish tapestry
Depicting ladies celebrating the return of soldiers from battle (a.f.),
238 x 345cm.


  • Provenance: Beckley Park, Oxfordshire and thence by family descent.

Saleroom notices

  • Please note that this tapestry probably depicts Salome receiving the head of John the Baptist, and was shown hanging in the Hall at Beckley Park in Country Life in March 1929.
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