A superb Austrian Renaissance marble coat of arms

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Lot 1606W
A superb Austrian Renaissance marble coat of arms

US$ 10,000 - 15,000
£ 7,200 - 11,000
Early Works of Art from the William Rockhill Nelson Trust and the Nelson Gallery Foundation,
Sold by Order of the Trustees of the William Rockhill Nelson Trust, Kansas City, Missouri
A superb Austrian Renaissance marble coat of arms
dated 1590
Representing the arms of Freiherren of Prague, Grafen Harrach, Guntersdorf and Freiherren of Poegal, Austria; the billowing banner incised with the initials F V P F Z W V E above a central ducal crowned helmet surmounted by a monkey statant, environed with a plain collar and chain, over a lesser shield with a similar figure; three shields below, one emblazoned with three plumed feathers, the central shield quartered charged with crown and horse rampant and per bend, the third quartered charged with star and castle and lion rampant.
height 40 1/2in (1.03m); width 34 1/2in (88cm)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Laura Nelson Kirkwood Residuary Trust
    Von Kaunitz
    William Randolph Hearst
    Brummer Galleries, New York
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