OOST-VLAANDEREN. GAND. Action de F100. black, buff. #1800. No 1754. Folds. Attractive classical border with flowery design. Early date. The Ghent garden 'industry', in particular flowers, was very well known, not only in Belgium but also internationally. The company was formed in 1808 to regroup the local botanists and to hold regular botanic exhibitions: the 'Gentse Floraliën'. The company still exists today and the Floraliën attract some 300,000 visitors (2010). Only one other piece (in a collection) known to us.
Themes: AGRICULTURE, ASSOCIATIONS
Date: 1 April 1835
Startprice: € 240