A tapestry "The Return from the Hunt" - image-1

Lot 388 Dα

A tapestry "The Return from the Hunt"

Auction 1208 - overview Cologne
17.11.2022, 14:30 - Decorative Arts - Sculpture Bronze Furniture Textiles
Estimate: 8.000 € - 12.000 €
Result: 6.300 € (incl. premium)

A tapestry "The Return from the Hunt"

Lined wool and silk tapestry depicting hunters resting in a park landscape accompanied by two hounds and a horse laden with their quarry. The borders with a trompe l'oeil flower and foliage motif. H 280, W 226 cm.
Manufacture Royale d’Aubusson, early 18th C.


Cf. Chevalier/Chevalier/Bertrand, Les tapisseries d'Aubusson et de Felletin, Paris 1988, illus. p. 97, for a larger hunt tapestry and ibid. p. 123 for a similar border.