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An Exceptionally Rare Panel Of 16th.Century Italian Silk Damask

An Exceptionally Rare and large Panel Of 16th.Century Italian Silk Damask. Woven with a lattice of stylised floral sprigs on which alight pairs of crested birds. Some piecing slight wear and repairs. Italy Circa.1560. 208cms by 254cms. Ex. Mayorcas Collection. A smaller piece from the same panel is on display at The Victoria & Albert […]

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Marcantonio Raimondi Early 16th.Century Engraving Hercules Holding Antaeus

Marcantonio Raimondi Early 16th.Century Engraving Hercules Holding Antaeus After Raphael Santi or Giulio Romano Circa. 1520-22. Bartsch XIV.258.346 Ex. Hilliers Sale 1784. M Smith Coll. 28 by 20.5 cms. Slight damage upper left. Marcantonio Raimondi, (Ca.1470-1534) often called simply Marcantionio, was an Italian engraver, known for being the first important printmaker whose body of work […]

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Hans Sebald Beham Early 16th.Century Etching Putto With Shield

Hans Sebald Beham Early 16th.Century Etching Putto With Shield Circa 1520. 8.5 by 5.5 cms. Hans Sebald Beham (1500-1550). Was a German painter and printmaker, especially noted for his engravings. Born in Nuremburg, he spent the latter part of his career in Frankfurt. He is one of the most important of the “Little Masters” The […]

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The Man-Eating Horses Of Diomedes 16th.Century Copper Engraving

The Man-Eating Horses of Diomedes 16th.Century Netherlandish Copper Engraving Engraved by Cornelis Cort after Franciscus Floris Published by Hieronymous Cocks 1563. 28.5 by 22.4 cms. According to Apollodorus, Hercules sailed with a band of volunteers across the Aegean to Bistonia. There he and his companions overpowered the grooms who were tending the horses, and drove […]

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Studio Of Defendente Ferrari Early 16th.Century Oil On Panel Saint Roch

Studio of Defendente Ferrari. Piedmont School Early 16th.Century. Oil on panel. St. Roch in a landscape. 22.8 by 18.3 cms. Defendente Ferrari (c. 1480/1485 – c. 1540) was an Italian painter active in Piedmont. His work marks the transition from late Gothic traditions to Renaissance art in the region. Ferrari was born at Chivasso, near […]

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Italian Renaissance Bronze Plaquette Bacchanale

Italian Renaissance Bronze Plaquette. A Bacchanale. Late 16th.Century. Old sale label to reverse with description:- The drunken Silenus riding on an ass, assisted by fauns, a fallen Satyr in the foreground with several nymphs and fauns to the left. 21.3 cms wide Blackish-brown patina.

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16th.Century Carved Limewood Madonna Franconia Follower Of Tilman Riemenschneider

Follower of Tilman Riemenschneider (circa 1460-1531). German, Franconia. Carved limewood Madonna Circa 1520. 116.5 cms high. Provenance: Erbgraf zu Erbach. Schloss Erbach, Baden Wurtenburg, Germany. And by descent. Tilman Riemenschneider was a German sculptor and woodcarver active in Wurzburg from 1483. He was one of the most prolific and versatile sculptors of the transition period […]

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17th Century or Earlier Carved Boxwood Panel Depicting The Tree of Jesse

Carved boxwood panel depicting The Tree of Jesse, the ancestors of Christ. The Madonna and Christ Child Enthroned. European 17th Century or earlier. 6 cms by 4 cms.  

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Large 16th-17th.Century German Steel Lock Nuremberg

A Large Late 16th or Early 17th.Century German Steel Lock etched with Grotesques probably Nuremberg Circa 1600. 33.5 by 27.5cms mounted on a perspex display stand. £P.O.A.

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Large and Very Rare Late 15th to Early Sixteenth-Century Red Brick Showing the Tudor Arms.

The Tudor rose surmounted by the crown would only appear on royal buildings. This being such a large and piece, It may well have originally been set into one of the long gone palaces, such a Greenwich or Nonsuch. It has not been possible to find such an impressive example of the Tudor Rose in […]

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