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    Sale 7745

    Important European Furniture, Sculpture & Clocks

    9 July 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 52

    A BRONZE QUILL-HOLDER IN THE FORM OF CUPID

    AFTER NICOLO ROCCATAGLIATA (1593-1636), VENETIAN, EARLY 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A BRONZE QUILL-HOLDER IN THE FORM OF CUPID
    AFTER NICOLO ROCCATAGLIATA (1593-1636), VENETIAN, EARLY 17TH CENTURY
    Probably formerly part of an inkwell; on an integrally cast triangular plinth; traces of a dark brown patination with lighter high points
    4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) high


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