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    Sale 2811

    European Noble and Private Collections

    24 - 25 June 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 778

    A PAIR OF ITALIAN CARVED HARDSTONE BRACKETS

    16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF ITALIAN CARVED HARDSTONE BRACKETS
    16TH CENTURY
    Each carved to one side with a fruit basket issuing flower sprays, terminating in acanthus leaves and female mask, inscribed in ink 221 and F124, one bracket broken
    96 cm. long (2)


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    Provenance

    With A. Marcato, Venice, acquired in 1893 by Prince Johannes II of Liechtenstein.
    Stadtpalais, Vienna, 1906.
    Gartenpalais, Rossau, Vienna, 1914.
    Stadtpalais, Vienna, 1929.
    Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 1944.