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    Sale 1209

    Collection Yves Saint Laurent et Pierre Bergé

    23 - 25 February 2009, Paris

  • Lot 434

    CAMEE OVALE EN SARDOINE SCULPTEE REPRESENTANT UN MASQUE BACCHIQUE

    XVIIEME OU XVIIIEME SIECLE

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    CAMEE OVALE EN SARDOINE SCULPTEE REPRESENTANT UN MASQUE BACCHIQUE
    XVIIEME OU XVIIIEME SIECLE
    Barbu, la tête couronnée de vigne, un cor et une flûte de Pan sous son menton, tourné vers la droite; dans une monture ovale dentelée en or, appliquée sur un fond en jaspe, enchâssé dans un cadre ovale associé en bronze doré, orné des symboles des Bourbons, surmonté par un lion portant les attributs d'Hercule
    Hauteur: 6 cm. (2¼ in.), Hauteur totale: 17 cm. (6¾ in.)


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    Post Lot Text

    A CARVED OVAL SARDONYX CAMEO OF A BACCHIC MASK
    17TH OR 18TH CENTURY Bearded, head wreathed in vine, with a horn and syrinx beneath his chin, facing to the right; in a serrated oval gold mount, applied to a jasper ground within an associated oval gilt-bronze frame decorated with symbols of the Bourbons and, above, a lion with the attributes of Hercules