World Treasures: Important Russian, European, Asian & American Works
November 18th & 19th, 2014
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LOT 568
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Lot 568
AN INTERESTING MARBLE AND ORMOLU MOUNTED ILLUMINATED MINATURE GOTHIC SHRINE, PROBABLY AUSTRIAN, CIRCA 1850.  The base of carved and polished marble with side columns, mounted with gilt bronze elements and Gothic arch top set with winged cherub heads and a gilt bronze dove above a finely painted image of the Madonna and Child, executed on a thin porcelain translucent support set in a gilt frame. The sides with attached Gothic niches containing St. John Nepomouce (left) and St. Joseph and the infant Christ (right). Verso with latched door opening to reveal a luminary recepticle beneath a substantial handle and with vented canopy top. Overall height 11.5 inches (29 cm).
Estimate:  $400 - 600   € 280 - 420
Price Realized: $2,375.00
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