12 December 2002
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY OF TITLE
A SET OF FOUR ITALIAN SCAGLIOLA PANELS
Early 18th Century
Each depicting various exotic birds including a hoopoe, various parrots and a goldfinch, resting on fruiting branches, in a later ripple-moulded ebonised frame, rebacked, minor chips and restorations to the panels
11½ in. (29 cm.) high; 15¼ in. (39 cm.) wide (without frame)
16 in. (41 cm.) high; 19¾ in. (50 cm.) wide (with frame) (4)
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's London, 11 December 1987, lot 216 (£11,550 inc. premium).
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Please note the number under the catalogue illustration should read 252.
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