1 April 2008
A PAIR OF ITALIAN CARVED HARDSTONE BRACKETS
The sides carved with flower sprays and terminating in scrolled acanthus leaves, inscribed in ink 329 and F94
91 cm. long (2)
With Venice Art Society, Venice, acquired in 1895 by Prince Johannes II of Liechtenstein.
Stadtpalais, Vienna, 1906.
Gartenpalais, Rossau, Vienna, 1914.
Stadtpalais, Vienna, 1929.
Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 1944.
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