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    Sale 5369

    Christie's Interiors - Oak Edition

    4 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 5

    AN ITALIAN MARBLE MORTAR

    16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN ITALIAN MARBLE MORTAR
    16TH CENTURY
    Carved on one side with a Coat-of-Arms, possibly Pantea of Verona
    6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high
    And an Italian white marble mortar carved with foliage and with four animal head lugs - 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high (2)


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    Provenance

    The first described mortar Alsdorf Collection.
    Acquired from Richard Philp, London, February 1999. Sold with a letter from the College of Arms