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    Sale 5365

    Christie's Interiors

    9 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 243

    A SPANISH SILVER-MOUNTED BIBLE COVER

    MARK OF TOMÁS EUSTAQUIO DE BURGOS, ASSAY MASTER FRANCISCO A. GANZÁLEZ DE LANCIEGO, LOGROÑO, SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SPANISH SILVER-MOUNTED BIBLE COVER
    MARK OF TOMÁS EUSTAQUIO DE BURGOS, ASSAY MASTER FRANCISCO A. GANZÁLEZ DE LANCIEGO, LOGROÑO, SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY
    The central mount depicting the Immaculate Conception in high relief, the corner mounts pierced and chased with rococo scrolls around a vacant cartouche, the clasps similarly decorated, the back centred with a silver armorial cartouche comprising five escallops with a cross below and three arrows above, all mounted on royal blue velvet, the interior with cream moiré silk lining
    13¼ in. (34.9 cm.) high; 9½ in. (24.1 cm.) wide


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