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    Sale 2818

    European Noble and Private Collections

    31 March - 1 April 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 245

    A COLLECTION OF THIRTY-SIX DUTCH HAND-PAINTED GLASS DIORAMA SLIDES

    LATE 18TH CENTURY

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    A COLLECTION OF THIRTY-SIX DUTCH HAND-PAINTED GLASS DIORAMA SLIDES
    LATE 18TH CENTURY
    Including series of two with the frames coloured and numbered, depicting church interiors, landscapes, fireworks and interiors, stored in three fitted oak boxes; incomplete and some damages
    Each slide 31 x 38 cm.
    Together with seventeen Dutch optical slides for 'arteficial fireworks' and optical effects, second half 18th century, comprising four reverse glass painted slides and thirteen perforated paper slides; some damages and losses (53)


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    The diorama slides were placed in front of each other in an optical box, lit from behind this creates a three dimensional picture.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    The property of count and countess van Limburg Stirum - Luden
    (lots 214-273)