1 April 2008,
Price realised EUR 14,650
EUR 2,000 - EUR 3,000
AN ITALIAN CARVED WHITE MARBLE ARCHITECTURAL CORNER ELEMENT
FLORENTINE, PROBABLY 16TH CENTURY
The front and the side carved with flower vases issuing floral sprays terminating in cornucopiae, inscribed in ink 261
102 cm. high
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With Stefano Bardini, Florence, acquired in 1894 by Prince Johannes II of Liechtenstein.
Gartenpalais, Rossau, Vienna, before 1945.
Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 1945.
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