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    Sale 2135

    Important Old Master Paintings and Sculpture

    28 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 56

    A PAIR OF BRONZE DOORKNOCKERS

    ITALIAN, POSSIBLY 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A PAIR OF BRONZE DOORKNOCKERS
    ITALIAN, POSSIBLY 17TH CENTURY
    Each with a grotesque mask issuing an acanthus cast ring and a florette plate, on a later wooden backing
    each: 9½ in. (24 cm.) high, 5½ in. (14 cm.) wide; 16 in. (40½ cm.) high (overall), 15 in. (48½ cm.) wide (overall)
    TRUESDELL COLLECTION (2)


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    with Caldes, Bologna, March 1977.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of Professor and Mrs. Clifford Ambrose Truesdell