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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: £10,000 - £15,000
ca. US$17,349 - US$26,024
Price realised:  £26,400
ca. US$45,803
Lot number 102, Views: 14

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 the Vestals handing Augustus' testament to the Senate, within an architectural border centred to top and bottom by a cabochon in a scrollwork cartouche flanked by by floral 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. 4 in. x 9 ft. 4 in. (375 cm. x 284 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