- Department: Carpets and textiles
- Auction: 3 June 2010, lot 1153
- Viewing: 22 – 30 May 2010
Original mountings of metal with a silver coat.
According to family tradition this Japanese tapestry was a gift from the Japanese Emperor to the Russian Czar. Around the time of the Russian revolution a Swedish businessman got paid with this tapestry insted of rubels. A Swedish politician, John Bergvall, bought it in the Japanese Store in Stockholm and it has been in the family and inherited by the present owner.
Meiji-perioden i Japan 1868-1912.