Italian - Set of Torchères, 16th century

Italian

Set of Torchères, 16th century

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

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Object details

Accession number

M19e3.1-6

Provenance

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

Bibliography

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


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Commentary

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