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    Sale 7614

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art and Ceramics

    24 September 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 71

    A PAIR OF MONUMENTAL ITALIAN ALABASTER EWERS

    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF MONUMENTAL ITALIAN ALABASTER EWERS
    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
    Each of sectional form, with dolphin-spout hung with floral-garlands, flanked by a scrolled-handle headed by a winged-griffon, above a waisted neck centred by a ribbon-loop band and tapering ovid body fronted with relief-carved flowers, birds and scrolls, on an acanthus-capped spreading socle with stiff-leave carved rim, on a square base
    74½ in. (189 cm.) high (2)


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