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A PAIR OF FRENCH BRONZE MODELS OF THE TOWNLEY VASE
A PAIR OF FRENCH BRONZE MODELS OF THE TOWNLEY VASE

LATE 19TH CENTURY

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A PAIR OF FRENCH BRONZE MODELS OF THE TOWNLEY VASE
LATE 19TH CENTURY
After the Antique, cast in relief with classical figures, adapted to lamps
15½ in. (39.3 cm.) high excluding fittings (2)

Lot Essay

The Townley Vase is a large Roman marble vase of the 2nd century, discovered in 1773 by the Scottish antiquarian and dealer Gavin Hamilton in excavating a Roman villa at Monte Cagnolo, in Lazio, Southeast of Rome.
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