1 April 2008
AN OVAL ENGRAVED MOTHER-OF-PEARL PLAQUE
17TH CENTURY, PROBABLY VENETIAN
Depicting a multitude of young men engaging in a struggle on a bridge over a canal; set in a polished and wrought-iron oval frame engraved with arabesques and an open crown to the reverse
8.5 cm. wide; 12 cm. wide overall
Together with a Venetian gilt-brass agate and enamel inset pierced frame, 18th Century, painted with inventory number to the reverse J.20 -19.5 cm. high; 12 cm. high inside of frame (2)
Vienna, before 1944.
Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 1944.
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