• 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 357

    AN ITALIAN VERY LARGE ENGRAVED BONE POWDER-FLASK IN 17TH CENTURY STYLE

    19TH CENTURY

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    AN ITALIAN VERY LARGE ENGRAVED BONE POWDER-FLASK IN 17TH CENTURY STYLE
    19TH CENTURY
    Of characteristic triangular type formed from shoulder blades, engraved with elaborate scenes from the chase on both sides, mounted in russet iron and applied with decorative fabric fringes and suspension strap
    64 cm.


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