1 April 2008,
Price realised EUR 5,250
EUR 2,000 - EUR 4,000
AN ITALIAN CARVED MARBLE PANEL
Carved in relief with a vase issuing flower sprays surmounted by two birds
140 cm. high x 35 cm. wide
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With Stefano Bardini, Florence, acquired in 1899 by Prince Johannes II of Liechtenstein.
Gartenpalais, Rossau, Vienna, before 1944.
Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 1944.
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