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    Sale 7433

    Important Early European Furniture, Sculpture and Tapestries

    8 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 197

    A RECTANGULAR CARVED IVORY RELIEF OF THE ANNUNCIATION

    PROBABLY ITALIAN, EARLY 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A RECTANGULAR CARVED IVORY RELIEF OF THE ANNUNCIATION
    PROBABLY ITALIAN, EARLY 17TH CENTURY
    Depicting the Virgin kneeling at left and the archangel Gabriel standing on the right, with cherub heads and the dove of the Holy Spirit in the background; in a carved ivory frame and on a later brown velvet-covered ground; very minor surface dirt and losses
    3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm.) high; 8¾ in. (22.2 cm.) high, overall


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