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    Sale 5366

    Christie's Interiors- Style & Spirit

    23 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 493

    AN ITALIAN METALWARE SOUP TUREEN AND STAND

    STAMPED '800', 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN ITALIAN METALWARE SOUP TUREEN AND STAND
    STAMPED '800', 20TH CENTURY
    The soup tureen of compressed circular form with domed cover chased in relief with flowers on a wave ground, applied with various shells and mollusks, the side handles formed as tritons holding tridents, the cover capped by a putto finial seated upon a dolphin, the shaped circular stand with raised central pedestal with conforming decoration
    The stand 15¾ in. (40 cm.) diameter; tureen on stand 13¼ in. (33 cm.) high
    151 oz. (4686 gr.)


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