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Lot 733: LA FLOTTILLE DU CANAL DE VERSAILLES
29 October 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 31 October 1894 VERSAILLES. Cert. Nom. d'Inscription pour 1 Action de F25. blue. No 101. Central fold, with a few splits (repaired). The company was formed to provide, on the canal in the Parc de Versailles and the adjacent Pièce d'eau des Suisses, a fleet of pleasure-boats. Liquidation 1931, but La Flottille is the name of a restaurant on the property. A beautiful piece, with views of the pleasure-boats on the water, fountains, angels, a decorated ship, arms of Versailles, and much more. Louis XIV would have approved.
Condition Report: VF