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    Sale 5201

    Style & Spirit

    27 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 453

    A SPANISH PAINTED WOOD AND PLASTER ARCHITECTURAL MODEL

    20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SPANISH PAINTED WOOD AND PLASTER ARCHITECTURAL MODEL
    20TH CENTURY
    34½in. (87.5cm.) high; 60in. (152.5cm.) wide; 12in. (30.5cm.) deep


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    The Puerta de Alcala was originally constructed in 1599 to welcome doqa Margarita de Austria (wife of King Felipe III) to Madrid. The arch was reconstructed in 1769 by the Italian architect Sabatini.

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