• Centuries of Style: Silver, Eu auction at Christies

    Sale 7800

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    17 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 120

    AN ITALIAN MICROMOSAIC PLAQUE

    ROME, CIRCA 1820

    Price Realised  

    AN ITALIAN MICROMOSAIC PLAQUE
    ROME, CIRCA 1820
    Rectangular, depicting three hounds attacking a wild boar with a wounded black hound rampant against a riverbank-landscape, in the manner of Frans Snyders (1579-1657), within gilt-metal waterleaf and tongue stamped mount
    3 in. (77 mm.) wide


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    Provenance

    Angela Georgina Burdett-Coutts, Baroness Burdett-Coutts (1814-1906).
    Thence by family descent.