The Annoni-Visconti Marriage Bowl by Unknown Artist

Bowl with 2 siren handles with grotesque masks beneath.

Details

Medium:
Bronze
Art Fund grant:
£30,000 ( Total: £130,000)
Acquired in:
1997
Vendor:
Daniel Katz Ltd

Exterior has cast and chased curving foliage decoration. On one side is the shield of arms of Annoni and the letters S'GBA, on the other a similar sheild with the arms of the Visconti and S'SV. This work was acquired with assistance from the Wolfson Foundation.

Provenance

Athenaeum, Monte Carol. Trinity Fine Art. C Humprhis, London. Humprhis sale, Sotheby's, New York. D Katz Ltd. Private collection, USA. Re-purchased by D Katz in 1996.

Venue details

Ashmolean Museum Beaumont Street, OXFORD Oxfordshire OX1 2PH 01865 278000 www.ashmolean.org

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