Italian - Set of Torchères, 16th century


Set of Torchères, 16th century

Bronze and brass, 100 cm (39 3/8 in.) height


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Purchased by Isabella Stewart Gardner from the antiques dealers Moisè Dalla Torre and Co., Venice for 1,700 lire on 29 September 1906.


Gilbert Wendel Longstreet and Morris Carter. General Catalogue (Boston, 1935), p. 149. (as Italian (?), dated 16th century)

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