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    Sale 2172

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Tapestries and Oriental Carpets

    9 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 122

    A POLYCHROME-DECORATED PLASTER RELIEF OF THE VIRGIN AND CHILD ATTENDED BY ANGELS

    ITALIAN, AFTER LUCA DELLA ROBBIA, PROBABLY 19TH CENTURY

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    A POLYCHROME-DECORATED PLASTER RELIEF OF THE VIRGIN AND CHILD ATTENDED BY ANGELS
    ITALIAN, AFTER LUCA DELLA ROBBIA, PROBABLY 19TH CENTURY
    In an egg-and-dart and rinceaux-carved blue-painted and giltwood frame, inscribed '1917 229 MADONNA AND CHILD WITH ANGELS LUCA DELLA ROBBIA 1399-1482 Italian J. P. MORGAN COLLECTION' and inscribed in red paint '17.229' and 'PM 142'
    18 in. (46 cm.) diameter; 23¼ in. (59 cm.) high and 23 in. (58½ cm.) wide, framed


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    Provenance

    J. Pierpont Morgan, New York.