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    Sale 2782

    LIECHTENSTEIN: Property from the Collection of the Princely House of Liechtenstein.

    1 April 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 32

    A BRONZE DOOR KNOCKER

    NORTH ITALIAN, PROBABLY EARLY 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A BRONZE DOOR KNOCKER
    NORTH ITALIAN, PROBABLY EARLY 17TH CENTURY
    With a foliate backplate issuing a male mask flanked by acanthus wrapped lyre shaped limbs terminating in lions masks, hollow cast to the reverse, the backplate with red inventory number B321, the knocker with oval paper label numbered 272
    23 cm. high


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    Provenance

    With Rüble, Florence, acquired in 1883 by Prince Johannes II of Liechtenstein.
    Vienna, before 1944.
    Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 1944.