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    Sale 2782

    LIECHTENSTEIN: Property from the Collection of the Princely House of Liechtenstein.

    1 April 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 38

    A BRONZE MODEL OF A TOAD

    PADUAN, 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BRONZE MODEL OF A TOAD
    PADUAN, 16TH CENTURY
    Naturalistically modelled with a gaping mouth, with painted inventory number B.39 and JAN 244, minor losses to the extremities, the feet drilled
    8 cm. high


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    Provenance

    With Stefano Bardini, Florence, acquired in 1880 by Prince Johannes II of Liechtenstein.
    Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 1999.


    Literature

    L. Planiscig, Andrea Riccio, Vienna, 1927, p. 367, pl. 453.
    U. Thieme-F. Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler, vol. 28, Leipzig, 1934, p. 261.