• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 2090

    European Furniture, Sculpture, Works Of Art, Tapestries And Carpets

    22 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 195

    A SET OF TWELVE ITALIAN GILT-TOOLED LEATHER VOLUMES OF PLASTER INTAGLIOS

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SET OF TWELVE ITALIAN GILT-TOOLED LEATHER VOLUMES OF PLASTER INTAGLIOS
    19TH CENTURY
    Each gilt-tooled leather box resembling a book and opening to reveal a hinged double sided group of numbered plaster intaglios, the sides written with their corresponding descriptions, the outer spine each titled PAOLETTI below the contents, which comprise Offere di Canova, Edifij, Museo Vaticano, Opere di Thorvaldsen, Opere di Thorvaldsen ed Edifij, Museo Sommariva, Vomini Illustri, Museo Di Firenze Ediparigi, Museo di Napoli Albani e Sommariva, Vomini Illustri, Museo Capitolino, and Munumenti in Vari Luoghi
    11¾ in. (4.5 cm.) high, 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) wide, 9½ in. (24 cm.) deep (12)


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
    (LOTS 179-219)