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    Sale 2782

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

    1 April 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 37

    A NORTH ITALIAN BRONZE INKWELL

    CIRCLE OF SEVERO DE RAVENNA, 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A NORTH ITALIAN BRONZE INKWELL
    CIRCLE OF SEVERO DE RAVENNA, 16TH CENTURY
    Modelled as a fantastical beast, surmounted by an associated figure of Venus, with inventory number painted in red to the inside B50 and an oval paper label inscribed 252
    12.5 cm. high x 17 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. 126.


    Exhibited

    Bregenz, Künstlerhaus Bregenz, Palais Thurn und Taxis: Meisterwerke der Plastik aus Privatsammlungen im Bodenseegebiet, 1967, no. 126.