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Austrian, 18th century
BUST OF SAINT LEOPOLD
Estimate
12,00015,000
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94
Austrian, 18th century
BUST OF SAINT LEOPOLD
Estimate
12,00015,000
JUMP TO LOT

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Old Master Sculpture and Works of Art Including Highlights from the Reinhold Hofstätter Collection

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Austrian, 18th century
BUST OF SAINT LEOPOLD
inscribed: Sancti.Leopoldi to the front and numbered: 20 on the reverse
silver and gilt bronze
40.5cm., 16in. 
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Catalogue Note

The present bust compares well with reliquary busts that have been attributed to the Viennese goldsmith Joseph Moser, who was patronised by Empress Maria Theresia (r. 1740-1780). See Glanz des Ewigen: Der Wiener Goldschmied Joseph Moser, 1715-1801, exh. cat. Diözesanmuseum St. Pölten and Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Vienna, 2003, nos. 16 and 44

Old Master Sculpture and Works of Art Including Highlights from the Reinhold Hofstätter Collection

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London