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Auction: Auction 10.11.2005
was auctioned on: 10 November 2005
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AN ANTWERP HISTORICAL TAPESTRY

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Estimate: £15,000 - £25,000
ca. US$26,024 - US$43,374
Price realised:  £18,000
ca. US$31,229
Lot number 95, Views: 46

AN ANTWERP HISTORICAL TAPESTRY AFTER JUSTUS VAN EGMONT ATTRIBUTED TO JAN FRANS CORNELISSEN OR ANNA MARIA WAUTERS, CIRCA 1660-1690 Woven in wools and silks, from the Story of Emperor Otavian Augustus , depicting Azia, mother of Augustus, reading him the testament of Caesar (San Simeon), within an architectural border centred to top and bottom by a cabochon in a scrollwork cartouche flanked by fruiting garlands and decorated to the bottom with dragons, the sides headed by eagles above military trophies and female figures representative of victory and peace, each on a sphere and a vase supported by winged griffons, within a brown outer slip 12 ft. 5 in. x 14 ft. 10 in. (380 cm. x 452 cm.)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 10.11.2005
Date of the auction: 10 Nov 2005
Address: Christie's
London, King Street