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    Sale 2811

    European Noble and Private Collections

    24 - 25 June 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 779

    A PAIR OF ITALIAN CARVED HARDSTONE BRACKETS

    VENETIAN, 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF ITALIAN CARVED HARDSTONE BRACKETS
    VENETIAN, 16TH CENTURY
    Each carved to one side with a cornucopiae with pomegranate issuing flower sprays terminating in an acanthus scroll, inscribed in ink 329
    93 cm. long


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    Provenance

    With Venice Art Society, Venice, acquired in 1895 by Prince Johannes of Liechtenstein.
    Stadtpalais, Vienna, 1895.
    Gartenpalais, Rossau, Vienna, 1914.
    Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 1945.