Lot 557

A large Flemish tapestry depicting a genre scene with bowling players, 17th century

Works of Art, Antiquities, Asian and Russian Art | A94kua | Live auction | 479 Lots


Finely woven tapestry of coloured wool. Genre scene with bowling farmers. One player leaning forward, ready to throw. The two standing men seem to talk about the game, the group on the right noting the score. In the background a castle with lavish garden and forest. Trim missing. Renewed linen backing on the reverse. Dimensions 181 x 295 cm.

Condition: II + Questions about the lot?

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