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    Sale 2782

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

    1 April 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 164

    AN OVAL ENGRAVED MOTHER-OF-PEARL PLAQUE

    17TH CENTURY, PROBABLY VENETIAN

    Price Realised  

    AN OVAL ENGRAVED MOTHER-OF-PEARL PLAQUE
    17TH CENTURY, PROBABLY VENETIAN
    Depicting a multitude of young men engaging in a struggle on a bridge over a canal; set in a polished and wrought-iron oval frame engraved with arabesques and an open crown to the reverse
    8.5 cm. wide; 12 cm. wide overall
    Together with a Venetian gilt-brass agate and enamel inset pierced frame, 18th Century, painted with inventory number to the reverse J.20 -19.5 cm. high; 12 cm. high inside of frame (2)


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    Provenance

    Vienna, before 1944.
    Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 1944.