• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 7830

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe

    21 January 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 78

    A NORTH ITALIAN GILT TERRACOTTA LIDDED URN

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A NORTH ITALIAN GILT TERRACOTTA LIDDED URN
    19TH CENTURY
    Of oval form, the spreading lid with acorn finial above a gadrooned base, flanked by rams' mask handles, on a waisted socle and stepped rectangular plinth, and giltwood base, the reverse of lid with a blue bordered label inscribed 'N.19356/SORHFO', the gilding later, the giltwood base probably later
    18½ in. (47 cm.) high; 20½ in. (52 cm.) wide; 10 in. (25 cm.) deep


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