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    Sale 7628

    Important Silver Including a Collection of Viennese Silver-Gilt Mounted Hardstone Works of Art

    25 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 117

    AN IMPORTANT ITALIAN SILVER LIBRARY-LAMP

    MARK OF THE WIDOW OF LORENZE DE CAPORALI, ROME, 1796

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    AN IMPORTANT ITALIAN SILVER LIBRARY-LAMP
    MARK OF THE WIDOW OF LORENZE DE CAPORALI, ROME, 1796
    On openwork triangular base with ball feet and stiff leaf and beaded border, the stem with an openwork column wrapped with serpents, with three pairs of burners, each issuing from a ram's mask, below vase shaped finial suspending various implements, including a pair of tweezers, a helmet-shaped extinguisher and a pick, all below a fasces and with a shield cast and chased with lion's mask, marked on fasces, on shield, on stem and on ball feet
    36 in. (91.5 cm.) high
    gross weight 122 oz. (3,790 gr.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF AN ITALIAN LADY OF TITLE


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