Andiron (or firedog) by Niccolo Roccataglia

Bronze andiron (or firedog) surmounted by a figure or Jupier.

Details

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
119 cm
Art Fund grant:
£11,700 ( Total: £77,752; Export stopped)
Acquired in:
1997
Vendor:
Christie's

Provenance

Soranzo family, Venice; probably bought c1770 by John, 3rd Earl of Bute (1713-92) for Luton Park, Bedfordshire; removed to Mount Stuart, Isle of Bute, c1843; sold Christie's, 3 July 1996 (lot 27); bought by a French Private collector (export deferred

Venue details

Scottish National Gallery The Mound, EDINBURGH Edinburgh EH2 2EL 0131 624 6200 www.nationalgalleries.org

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