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    Sale 7433

    Important Early European Furniture, Sculpture and Tapestries

    8 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 50

    AN ITALIAN SPECIMEN MARBLE, EBONISED AND PARCEL-GILT ARCHITECTURAL FRAME WITH PORTRAIT PLAQUES

    19TH CENTURY AND LATER

    Price Realised  

    AN ITALIAN SPECIMEN MARBLE, EBONISED AND PARCEL-GILT ARCHITECTURAL FRAME WITH PORTRAIT PLAQUES
    19TH CENTURY AND LATER
    Centred by a geometric arrangement of 29 relief-carved portrait plaques depicting popes within a red velvet-lined setting, the architectural surround with broken pediment set with broccatello and cipollino rosso marble plaques and flanked by Ionic columns
    53½ in. (136 cm.) high; 39½ in. (100 cm.) wide


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