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    Sale 7745

    Important European Furniture, Sculpture & Clocks

    9 July 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 126

    A NEAR PAIR OF ITALIAN WHITE MARBLE JARDINIERES

    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

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    A NEAR PAIR OF ITALIAN WHITE MARBLE JARDINIERES
    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
    Each of sarcophagus shape, with an imbricated outscrolled rim, the slightly tapering body centred to the front by a mask of Medusa flanked by ribbon-tied berried floral swags and rams' heads, on claw feet
    One: 10 in. (25.5 cm.) high; 23¼ in. (59 cm.) wide; 11¼ in. (28.5 cm.) deep; the other: 9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high; 20¾ in. (53 cm.) wide; 13¼ in. (33.5 cm.) deep


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