1 April 2008,
Price realised EUR 15,850
Estimate EUR 1,800 - EUR 2,400
A PAIR OF ITALIAN CARVED HARDSTONE SUPPORTS
PROBABLY 16TH CENTURY, FLORENTINE
Each with waisted baluster, the sides with arabasques, inscribed in ink F.110 and 126
92 cm. high (2)
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With Stefano Bardini, Florence, before 1894.
Gartenpalais, Rossau, Vienna, before 1945.
Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 1945.
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