1 April 2008
AN ITALIAN CARVED MARBLE PANEL
Carved in relief with flower sprays, birds and oak branches
143 cm. high x 35 cm. wide
With Stefano Bardini, Florence, acquired in 1899 by Prince Johannes II of Liechtenstein.
Gartenpalais, Rossau, Vienna, before 1944.
Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 1944.
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