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    Sale 7683

    A Rococo Fantasy Treasures from a Bavarian Collection

    6 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 96

    A SPANISH OR SPANISH COLONIAL GOLD-MOUNTED BOXWOOD RELIQUARY

    APPARENTLY UNMARKED, EARLY 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SPANISH OR SPANISH COLONIAL GOLD-MOUNTED BOXWOOD RELIQUARY
    APPARENTLY UNMARKED, EARLY 17TH CENTURY
    Oblong, the base with red and white enamelled rosette, the sides with column angles, the top with rosette-shaped ornament and plain suspension ring, the interior with boxwood carving of the Crucifixion and reverse with scene emblematic of the Resurrection under glass panels
    1¼ in. (3 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired from Blumka, New York


    Saleroom Notice

    The catalogue illustration for this lot is enlarged.