A large 17th Century Flemish Historical Tapestry 410cm x 210cm
Lot 96TP
A large 17th Century Flemish Historical Tapestry
410cm x 210cm
Sold for £ 3,750 (US$ 4,838) inc. premium

Important Design

21 Nov 2018, 13:00 GMT

London, New Bond Street

Lot Details
A large 17th Century Flemish Historical Tapestry
possibly by Michael Wauters, part of a series of tapestries, the main field depicting Diocletian to the left in 285 AD, bestowing the western half of the empire on Maximian to the right, the scene is set in Milan, the open book reading 'Lex Romanorum' all figures in typical 17th century dress with some in more classical attire, the figure in red possibly Bishop Monas,
410cm x 210cm

Footnotes

  • Provenance Purchased from unidentified Christie's sale, lot 472.

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  • Please note, as marked in the catalogue, this lot is subject to off-site storage after the sale.
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