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    Sale 1940

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

    25 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 379

    A ROMAN MICROMOSAIC PLAQUE DEPICTING THE DOVES OF PLINY

    LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A ROMAN MICROMOSAIC PLAQUE DEPICTING THE DOVES OF PLINY
    Late 19th Century
    Unsigned, on black ground within a giltwood frame
    The plaque: 12½ x 16 in. (31.7 x 40.5 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Marvin Preston II
    Helen Frances Preston
    Marvin Preston III
    By descent to the present owner


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MARVIN PRESTON IV (LOTS 379 & 380)