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A Pair of Italian Baroque Carved Breccia di Seravezza Marble Vases, Possibly 17th Century

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A Pair of Italian Baroque Carved Breccia di Seravezza Marble Vases, Possibly 17th Century

A Pair of Italian Baroque Carved Breccia di Seravezza Marble Vases, Possibly 17th Century

A Pair of Italian Baroque Carved Breccia di Seravezza Marble Vases, Possibly 17th Century

repairs and replaced elements


height 27 1/2 in.; width 15 1/2 in.; depth 14 1/2 in.; diameter of base 11 1/2 in.

69.9 cm; 39.4 cm; 36.8 cm; 29.2 cm

Both vases with repaired breaks and replaced elements throughout, particularly to the bases and scrolled handles, however they still present very well of a grand scale and impressive appearance. Unusual and attractive model with fascinating provenance. Variations to carving, possibly due to workshop differences. Please refer to condition images.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

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Possibly Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford (1800-1870)
Sir Richard Wallace (1818-1890)
By descent to his widow Julie Amélie Charlotte Castelnau Wallace (1819-1897)
Bequeathed to Sir John Murray Scott (1847-1912)
Bequeathed to Lady Victoria Sackville (1862-1936)
Sold to Jacques Seligmann, Paris, 1914
Bernard Steinitz, Paris
P. Hughes, The Wallace Collection Catalogue of Furniture, Vol. III, London 1996, fig.1 p.1538 and fig.18 p.1560