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Auction Description for Nagel: Rugs & Carpets, Tribal Art
Auction Description:
Rugs & Carpets, Tribal Art
Viewing Notes:
1st, 2nd & 3rd November 11am to 6pm. Day of sale 9am to 12 noon.
Sale Notes:
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Rugs & Carpets, Tribal Art

by Nagel Auktionen


308 lots

November 4, 2008

Neckarstrasse 189-191

Stuttgart, 70190 Germany

Phone: 00 49 711 649690

Fax: 00 49 711 6496969

Email: contact@auction.de

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Lot 3001: Tapestry Grotesque, German, circa 1600. The main

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Description: Tapestry Grotesque, German, circa 1600. The main figures of the tapestry are Saturn and Jupiter. Cartouches with signs of the zodiac refer to Saturn (Capricorn and Aquarius) and to Jupiter (Sagittarius and Pisces) respectively. According to these signs the tapestry was part of a series of three wall hangings. - Property of an important South German Collection. - Wool and Silk, backed. Some parts oxidised, reweavings, minor repairs. 237 x 530 cm

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Lot 3002: Very fine tapestry with Venus and Amor, Bruxelles,

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Description: Very fine tapestry with Venus and Amor, Bruxelles, circa 1650. According to the latin title DEPROMIT SPINAM.VENERIS PEDE TELIGER INFANS in the fancily decorated border, the bow-bearer boy is pulling a thorn out of the foot of Venus. - Property of an important South German Collection. - Wool and silk. Backed, localised oxidation, reweavings, repairs, all sides not original and newly secured. 391 x 303 cm

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Lot 3003: Renaissance tapestry with three couples, Flemish,

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Description: Renaissance tapestry with three couples, Flemish, 16th ct. - Property of an important South German Collection. - Wool and silk, backed. Locally oxidised, reweavings. 226 x 148 cm

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Lot 3004: Tapestry Marriage of Tobias and Sarah, Flemish,

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Description: Tapestry Marriage of Tobias and Sarah, Flemish, circa 1600. - Property of an important South German Collection. - Wool and silk. Backed, partially oxidized, old reweavings, these parts now faded, probably original in size. 304 x 452 cm

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Lot 3005: Tapestry, Flemish, circa 1600. The wall hanging

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Description: Tapestry, Flemish, circa 1600. The wall hanging shows Pittheus with his daughter and a hero moving a rock. The hero is possibly King Aigeus hiding his sword and shoes under said rock, more probably however his son Theseus finding his father's legacy. - Property of an important South German Collection. - Wool and silk. Backed, reweavings, repairs, sides not original. 279 x 340 cm

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