A Breccia Corallina Urn with the handles carved in the form of Lions on Green Porphyry base.

A Breccia Corallina Urn with the handles carved in the form of Lions on Green Porphyry base. 1st Half of the 19th century

Size:           15½ inches high 9¾ inches wide or 39 cm high; 25 cm wide

Provenance :        Purchased in Italy circa 1840 by George William Bowyer Adderley   [ 1787-1872 ] and his wife Caroline Taylor [ d. 1855 ] .

Literature :          Gervas Jackson-Stops, Fillongley Hall, Warwickshire, Country Life, July 20th 1989 illustrated on the chimneypiece in the hall, p,67. 

 

Being sold from Edric van Vredenburgh Collection catalogue No 162.

Link to Catalogue:   

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