June 24 & 25, 2022: 42nd Semi-Annual Premier Americana Auction
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J.P. MEILLIER & CIE. "AURORA" COPPERPLATE-PRINTED TOILE FABRIC PANEL, three joined panels with later stitching, lower third with depiction after Guido Reni (Italian, 1575-1642) of Aurora, the goddess of dawn, leading Apollo in a chariot as he pulls the sun across the sky, surrounded by female figures known as "Hours", above featuring various pictorial vignettes including a ship, a figure playing a harp and riding a dolphin fish, a desert scene with elephants, and a monoteros with harp to center, a pegasus jumping off a rock, and two rows of trees lining the sides, lower edge having printed label of "J.P. Meillier & Ce. De Beautiran / pres Bordeaux. Bon Teint."

Condition: Good to very good visual condition with light toning, some scattered stains, holes and tears with a few mends, two end edges unfinished.

Circa : Early 19th century.

Item Dimensions: 36 1/2" x 39 1/2".

Provenance : From the collection of Robert and Margaret Mayo, Gloucester, VA.

Estimate : 100 - 150

Attribution : Jean-Pierre Meillier & Cie., Beautiran, France.
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $50.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $109.35
Estimate: $100.00 - $150.00
Number Bids:6