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    Sale 7683

    A Rococo Fantasy Treasures from a Bavarian Collection

    6 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 338

    A FRENCH CARVED GILTWOOD MUSICAL TROPHY

    LATE 18TH FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY

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    Estimate

    A FRENCH CARVED GILTWOOD MUSICAL TROPHY
    LATE 18TH FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY
    Formed of musical instruments, manuscripts and foliage
    28½ in. (73 cm.) high; 30½ in. (78 cm.) wide


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    The triumphal trophy is designed in the late l8th century 'French/antique' fashion. It celebrates the Art of Music and Poetry, with palms and laurels suspended from a bowed ribbon, together with a theorbo, flute, triangle and music-score.

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    Provenance

    Acquired from Evgret von Bary, Munich.