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Stock number:

AF82

 

Period:

19th century

 

Type:

European Works of Art

 

Size:

Length of bull?s head and hand: 6.5cm; 2 ins

 

Price:

sold

 

Availability:

Sold

 

Object Details

 

Item name:

A FINE CORAL CARVING OF A BULLS HEAD

 

A FINE CORAL CARVING OF A BULLS HEAD

 

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Description:

after the antique (probably Italian), a powerful carving of the Apis bull, carved in coral and mounted in gold, the bull with open, glaring eyes, a broad nose, the two horns each adorned with double ringed garlands of flowers, with tendrils of curly mane between the horns, from the mouth a clasped hand gripping a gold chain attached to which are a diverse collection of charms, mostly coral.

Period: 19th Century

 

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