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16th ceentury Brussel - Vertumne and Pomone

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16th ceentury Brussel - Vertumne and Pomone

The Tenture of Vertumne and Pomone is one of the oldest and most important that has come out of the manufacture of Brussels. Comprising nine pieces, it was woven in wool, silk and gold, in the middle of the 16th century, for the Emperor Charles V. Vertumne is the god of the seasons, which is originally depicted as a stylized maple trunk. Of Etruscan origin, according to Propertius, it would come from Volsinil and would have been adopted by the Romans after the destruction of this city. In Rome, his statue rose from the Forum, in the Etruscan quarter. He embodied the change, according to legend, the gift of [...]

Period : < 16th century

Antique dealer : Galerie Jabert

Galerie Jabert

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Tapestry & Carpet

<   16th century
 Audenarde Tapestry of the mid 16th  century
<   16th century
stamped velvet cope