Important Carpet from the SAVONNERIE (France),... - Lot 26 - FEE - Stanislas Machoïr

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Important Carpet from the SAVONNERIE (France),... - Lot 26 - FEE - Stanislas Machoïr
Important Carpet from the SAVONNERIE (France), 18th century A tobacco field, highlighted with laurel branches, hosts a fantastic floral rosette, composed of a crown of old gold fruit on an ivory background, a braid of polychrome flowers on a pistachio background and a star-shaped corolla with copper highlights on an ivory background. The ensemble is surrounded by a wreath of flowers braided in the antique style, enriched at the cardinal points with plant compositions in volutes. Each corner is decorated with a vase of country flowers placed on a pedestal in acanthus swirls. The emerald green frame is decorated with copper-coloured vegetal trimmings, mainly made of interlacing acanthus leaves and laurel leaves. Flowering roses in the corners. Real and magnificent directoire-style soap carpet. 600 x 585cm Technical characteristics: Wool velvet on wool foundations (typical of the 17 and 18 th century carpets), with natural oxidation and wear. Maintenance restorations Bibliography: - Le Tapis de Enza MILANESI pages 186, 187, 190, 191 - L'art du tapis dans le monde (ed.MENGES) pages 227(18th), 228(door 17th), 230(small point 17th), 231(17th louis XIII), 236(17th), 238(17th), 238(17th), 239(17th), 242(carpet of alcove 17th), 243(17th), 245(18th), 246(door 18th), 247(18th), 253(18th), 257(19th napo.), 261(19th)
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