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Auction: Auction 10.11.2005
was auctioned on: 10 November 2005
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Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000
ca. US$20,819 - US$31,229
Price realised:  £22,800
ca. US$39,557
Lot number 97, Views: 39

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, within an architectural border centred to top and bottom by a cabochon in a scrollwork cartouche flanked by fruiting garlands and sea shells, 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. 3 in. x 9 ft. 5 in. (372 cm. x 286 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