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    Sale 2105

    European Furniture, Works of Art, and Tapestries: Including Jansen: The Past Reimagined

    7 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 123

    A PAIR OF ITALIAN POLYCHROME-DECORATED AND GILTWOOD DOORS

    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF ITALIAN POLYCHROME-DECORATED AND GILTWOOD DOORS
    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
    Of Renaissance revival style, some losses to one side of one door
    93¼ in. (237 cm.) high, 21¼ in. (54 cm.) wide, each door (2)


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    Alessandro, the Prince of Civitella-Cesi (1800-1886) married on 16 July 1840, in Rome, Donna Teresa Colonna-Doria (1823-1875). These doors, bearing his coat-of-arms, would have probably been part of one of their Roman palaces.

    Provenance

    Alessandro, 2nd Prince of Civitella-Cesi, Duke of Ceri and Prince of
    Fucina.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 28 September 2006, lot 204.