06 juillet 2019

A Louis XIV Beauvais 'Chinoiserie' tapestry depicting 'La collation', circa 1700-1729

Lot 109. A Louis XIV Beauvais 'Chinoiserie' tapestry depicting 'La collation', after a design by Guy-Louis Vernansal, Jean-Baptiste Monnoyer and Jean-Baptiste Belin du Fontenay, circa 1700-1729; 126 in. (320 cm.) high; 149 ½ in. (380 cm.) wide. Estimate 80,000 - GBP 120,000. Price realised GBP 87,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 Woven in wools and silks, from the ´Histoire de l’Empereur de Chine’ series, depicting ´La Collation’, with on the left side the Emperor with richly embroidered... [Lire la suite]