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Lot 1050 - A182 Decorative Arts - Thursday, 21. September 2017, 10.00 AM

SERIES OF 3 TAPESTRIES FROM "LA VIE CHAMPETRE",

Louis XV, Manufacture d'Aubusson, after designs by E. JEAURAT (Etienne Jeaurat, Vermenton 1699-1789 Versailles) for the series of the "Metamorphoses" by Ovid, ca. 1750/60.
Exquisite depictions from the Metamorphoses by Ovid;
a) Vertumus, dressed as an old woman and declaring his love to Pomona. Fine blue border.
b) Apollo and the Muses, in an idealized landscape. Fine blue border.
c) Telemachus and Calypso, in an idealized landscape. Fine blue border.
a) H 277 cm. W 471 cm. b) H 277. W 274 cm. c) H 277 cm. W 262 cm.

Provenance:
- from a patrician house, Geneva. The tapestries were built into a boiserie (wood paneling). Therefore, the border is missing.
- Auction Koller Zurich, 18 May 1978 (Lot No. 3077).
- from a private collection, Switzerland.


CHF 38 000 / 48 000 | (€ 35 510 / 44 860)

Sold for CHF 43 700 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.