each modelled with a unicorn standing astride a Solomonic column surmounted by six lions supporting an urn form pricket cup and with unidentified family coat of arms on rectangular base having angelic head and wings feet
height 22.4 in — 57 cm
March 26, 2020
The Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, N.B.
Collection of Elwood B. Hosmer, Montreal, thence by descent through the family
Purchase June 1, 1940, $1,200, from:
French and Company, New York
Collection of Baron Édouard Alphonse James de Rothschild
Collection of Mortimer L. Schiff
dall’Acqua Family, Venice
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