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german school 17th centuryportrait of a merchant holding an ornate ivory staff

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ITEM # 
SA627421

German School 17th Century portrait Of A Merchant Holding An Ornate IVory Staff

Price

£800 | $1,089 USD | €890 EUR
Item Number: SA627421
Date of manufacture: 17th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Artware Fineart
This antique has been viewed 17 times in the past month with the most views from France.

Description

German School 17th Century
Portrait of a Merchant holding an Ornate Ivory Staff
oil on canvas
76.20 x 63.50 cm. (30 x 25 in.)
The Staff shown is possibly a carved ivory figure, its style suggests a date from the mid 17th century. The staff is likely to be Netherlandsih and seems to be related stylistically to cutlery handles of that date. It is quite possible that the merchant in the poirtrait was a master culter or even a skilled ivory carver who decided to be depicted with a staff showing one of his fine carved handles. The staff head seems to depict a woman surrounded by foliage, it may well be allegorical. With thanks to Dr Majorie Trusted FSA, senior curator of sculpture the Victoria and Albert Museum.
Internal Ref: 3589



Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 17th Century.


Dimensions

Height = 76 cm (29.9")
Width = 64 cm (25.2")
Depth = 1 cm (0.4")


Seller Details

Artware Fineart
18 La Gare
51 Surrey Row
London
SE1 0BZ
United Kingdom
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