• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 7784

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe

    10 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 765

    A GILT-BRONZE SALT CELLAR IN THE FORM OF A MAN CARRYING A SEA-SHELL

    CAST FROM A MODEL ATTRIBUTED TO GIROLAMO CAMPAGNA, LATE 16TH OR EARLY 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GILT-BRONZE SALT CELLAR IN THE FORM OF A MAN CARRYING A SEA-SHELL
    CAST FROM A MODEL ATTRIBUTED TO GIROLAMO CAMPAGNA, LATE 16TH OR EARLY 17TH CENTURY
    Depicted standing and holding a sea-shell on his back; on an associated square plinth and modern porphyry effect base; minor wear to the gilding; minor casting flaws
    8¾ in. (22.2 cm.) high; 12 5/8 in. (32 cm.) overall


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