JIMMY PAGE's Tapestry Fails To Sell At Auction

April 5, 2008

According to The Earthly Paradise, LED ZEPPELIN guitarist Jimmy Page failed to find a buyer for his 24-foot-long Burne-Jones tapestry, The Quest for the Holy Grail: The Achievement, at Sotheby's on March 20 in the largest-ever auction of British design from the 19th and 20th centuries.

"Although many other items in the auction sold for several times their value, the tapestry failed to sell for its reserve price, and will remain in LED ZEPPELIN guitarist Jimmy Page's collection," reads a posting on the site.

"Page purchased the tapestry back in 1978 and is only the third person to have owned it. He put it up for auction because the mammoth art piece is to heavy for him to hang on the oak panelings at his new home near the Thames. Perhaps he will be lending it to a museum since he can't display it at home."

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