London, South Kensington
6 November 2009
A SILVER INLAID IRON BALUSTER VASE, 17TH/18TH CENTURY
covered to the body with raised intricate strapwork, embellished with silver inlay of wan patterned grounds and floral motifs -- 16 3/8in. (41.5cm.) high, wood stand.
Plesch collection (Bv 42A); acquired from Barry Sainsbury, June 1977.
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