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    Sale 12455

    European Furniture & Works of Art

    6 July 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 149

    A PAIR OF ITALIAN ORMOLU-MOUNTED PIETRA DURA PLAQUES

    18TH CENTURY, PROBABLY FLORENCE, THE FRAME CIRCA 1820-40

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    A PAIR OF ITALIAN ORMOLU-MOUNTED PIETRA DURA PLAQUES
    18TH CENTURY, PROBABLY FLORENCE, THE FRAME CIRCA 1820-40
    Each rectangular scene inlaid with various hard stones on a black background depicting a bird on a branch, within an ormolu acanthus-cast frame, the reverse with handwritten label inscribed ‘No 14’ and ‘No 8’
    9 ½ in. (24 cm.) high; 7 in. (18 cm.) wide


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