1 April 2008
A GILT-COPPER AND ENAMEL MONSTRANCE
VENETIAN, 19TH CENTURY
The hexagonal body with glazed arched panels divided by figures of saints and surmonted by a spire, on a spreading shaft centred by a knop dated 1497 on a foliate base with two enamelled roundels, one bearing the initials of Christ, the other with a coat of arms, the underside inscribed B201, and an exhibition label inscribed Kunstmuseum Luzern 1948/Meisterwerke aus den Sammlungen des Fürsten von Lichtenstein/Katalog Nr. 273
88 cm. high overall
Collection Charles Stein, sale, Paris, 1886, lot 197, acquired by Prince Johannes II of Liechtenstein.
Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 1999.
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G. Wilhelm, Meisterwerke aus den Sammlungen des Fürsten von Liechtenstein, Luzern, 1948, p. 66, no. 273.
Luzern, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Meisterwerke aus den Sammlungen des Fürsten von Liechtenstein, 5 June-31 October 1948, no. 273.
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