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    Sale 7745

    Important European Furniture, Sculpture & Clocks

    9 July 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 1

    AN ITALIAN PORFIDO VERDE VASE

    LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ITALIAN PORFIDO VERDE VASE
    LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    Of urn shape, with waisted neck above a tapering body and spreading moulded socle, on square stepped base, repaired breaks
    22 in. (56 cm.) high; 5 in. (12.5 cm.) square, the base


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A ROMAN FAMILY
    (LOTS 1-13)

    Carefully selected over many years by a passionate Roman amateur with particular interest in precious marbles, the following lots form part of an important Italian collection, of which an initial section was sold at Christie's Milan, 10 June 2002, (lots 163-200).