• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 302

    A CIRCULAR IRON PARADE SHIELD IN FRENCH MANNERIST STYLE; AND ANOTHER PARADE SHIELD EMBOSSED IN ITALIAN MID 16TH CENTURY STYLE

    LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CIRCULAR IRON PARADE SHIELD IN FRENCH MANNERIST STYLE; AND ANOTHER PARADE SHIELD EMBOSSED IN ITALIAN MID 16TH CENTURY STYLE
    LATE 19TH CENTURY
    The first of cast iron, decorated with a band of figures depicting scenes from Roman history, including the presentation of Pompey's head; the second cast with a relief pattern of scrolling foliage inhabited by demon masks (central spike missing)
    56 cm. and 53 cm. (2)


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