1 April 2008
A NORTH ITALIAN CARVED HARDSTONE WALL BASIN
Of trapezoid shape, the moulded rim above an acanthus carved frieze
22 cm. high x 90 cm. wide x 63 cm. deep
With F. Dorigo, Venice, acquired in 1895 by Prince Johannes II of Liechtenstein.
Stadtpalais, Vienna, 1906.
Gartenpalais, Rossau, Vienna, 1914.
Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 1944.
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