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Brun Fine Art

Eugenio Bellosio (Milan 1847-1927 Magreglio)
Baptismal set, 1901
Silver
H 48 cm (ewer)
Ø 44.5 cm (plate)
Signed Eugenio Bellosio
The set bears the alliance coat-of-arms of King Victor Emanuel III of Italy (1869-1947) and Princess Elena of Montenegro (1873-1952) and it was made for the baptism of their first child, Princess Yolanda (1901-1986). At its neck, the ewer also bears the coat of arms of the House of Savoy, which ruled the Kingdom of Italy from 1861 to 1946
Provenance: collection of King Victor Emanuel III of Italy, 1901