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    Sale 1983

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art And Ceramics

    9 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 77

    A PAIR OF SPANISH GOLD-DAMASCENED FORGED-IRON VASES

    TOLEDO, EARLY 20TH CENTURY

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    A PAIR OF SPANISH GOLD-DAMASCENED FORGED-IRON VASES
    TOLEDO, EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    Decorated overall with scrolling foliage, each twin-handled vase centred to the front and reverse with a bust of a Moor, on a spreading circular socle
    5½ in. (14 cm.) high (2)


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    A domed box of similar execution and quality cast in relief with clementinos, or Moor busts, is illustrated in J. Lavin, The Art and Tradition of the Zuloagas: Spanish Damascene from the Khalili Collection, Oxford, 1997, p. 199.