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    Sale 5355

    Christie's Interiors - Oak Edition

    20 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 181

    A NUREMBERG BRASS ALMS BOWL

    EARLY 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A NUREMBERG BRASS ALMS BOWL
    EARLY 16TH CENTURY
    With a rare depiction of a kneeling angel within a band of gadrooning, deep sides and narrow punch-decorated border
    9¾ in. (25 cm.)


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    The central boss of a kneeling angel holding an unidentified object is unrecorded by both Hermann Lockner in his book Messing, and the Rijksmuseum catalogue by Onno ter Kuile Koper & Brons

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