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    Sale 2782

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

    1 April 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 36

    A NORTH ITALIAN BRONZE INKWELL

    CIRCLE OF SEVERO DI RAVENNA, 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A NORTH ITALIAN BRONZE INKWELL
    CIRCLE OF SEVERO DI RAVENNA, 16TH CENTURY
    Modelled as a fantastical sea-creature with a circular foliate cast well and later lid surmounted by a cockerel, inventory number in red paint B51
    16 cm. high x 19 cm. wide


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    Provenance

    Vienna, before 1944.
    Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 1944.


    Literature

    L. Planiscig, Die Bronzeplastiken, Catalogue Kunsthistorisches Museum in Wien, Vienna, 1924, p. 17, no. 22.
    L. Planiscig, Andrea Riccio, Vienna, 1927, p. 112, pl. 111.
    L. Planiscig, in Wiener Jahrbuch für Kunstgeschichte N.F., Severo da Ravenna, Vol. 9, Vienna, 1935, p. 80.
    U. Thieme-F. Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler, Vol. 30, Leipzig, 1936, p. 545.
    O. Sandner, Meisterwerke der Plastik aus Privatsammlungen im Bodenseegebiet, Bregenz, 1967, p. 74, no. 125.
    H.R. Weihrauch, Europäische Bronzestatuetten 15.-18. Jahrhundert, Braunschweig, 1967, p. 112.


    Exhibited

    Bregenz, Künstlerhaus Bregenz, Palais Thurn und Taxis: Meisterwerke der Plastik aus Privatsammlungen im Bodenseegebiet, 1967, no. 125.