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North Italian, 17th century

A fine pair of rearing unicorns

North Italian, 17th century

North Italian, 17th century

A fine pair of rearing unicorns

A fine pair of rearing unicorns

North Italian, 17th century

A fine pair of rearing unicorns


brown patinated bronze, set on ebonized pedestals inlaid with lapis lazuli plaques on three sides

H. (bronze) 16 cm, H. (overall) 6,5 cm ; 6⅓ in., 10 1/5 in.

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Italie du Nord, XVIIe siècle

Belle paire de licornes cabrées


bronze à patine brune, sur des piédestaux en bois noirci incrustés de plaques de lapis lazuli sur trois côtés

H. (bronze) 16 cm, H. (totale) 26,5 cm ; 6⅓ in., 10 1/5 in.

Overall good condition. Minor wear and a few minor dents to the surface of the bronzes, consistent with age and handling. The ebonized wooden bases with some wear to the edges and very minor worming. One of the lapis lazuli plaques inserted to the bronze may have been replaced.


"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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Former Yves Saint Laurent collection, sale Christie's Paris, 23-25 February 2009, lot 113 (32,200 EUR)

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Ancienne collection Yves Saint Laurent, sa vente Christie's Paris, 23-25 février 2009, lot 113 (32,200 EUR)