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Lot 57: `POMONA AND PAN', A FLEMISH MYTHOLOGICAL TAPESTRY, FROM `VERTUMNUS IN DISGUISE AS A HAYMAKER', THE STORY OF VERTUMNUS AND POMONA, BRUSSELS, WORKSHOP OF JACOB I GEUBELS AND JAN I RAES, FROM OVID'S METAMORPHOSES (BOOK XIV: 623-771)FIRST QUARTER

Est: £40,000 GBP - £60,000 GBPSold:
Sotheby'sJuly 06, 2011London, United Kingdom

Item Overview

Description

depicting a peacock and peahen in the foreground, with small figures of Pomona and Pan in the background central colonnade, the mythological figures set within elaborate marbled and columned portico settings with detailed trellis work overhead, and formal gardens extending into the distance, with a four-sided border;  without town mark or weaver's marks
approximately 359cm high, 390cm wide; 11ft. 9in., 12ft. 10in.

Auction Details

Important Furniture, Ceramics, Clocks, Tapestries, Silver & Vertu

by
Sotheby's
July 06, 2011, 12:00 PM GMT

34-35 New Bond Street, London, LDN, W1A 2AA, UK