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    Sale 2037

    Important European Furniture, Ceramics, and Carpets

    21 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 270

    A BOW FIGURE OF AN ABBESS

    CIRCA 1755

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    Estimate

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A BOW FIGURE OF AN ABBESS
    CIRCA 1755
    Modeled seated and wearing a flowing habit and ermine-lined wimple, supporting an open book on her lap inscribed Ave Maria
    6 in. (15.1 cm.) high


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    The Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection; Sotheby's, New York, 11 April 1980, lot 58.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A SAINT LOUIS COLLECTOR