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Mildred Barnes Bliss and Robert Woods Bliss to Royall Tyler, August 28, 1934 [1]

Aug 28 1934

Tyler Arnay le duc Cote d’or

France

When in Paris see lampeThis lamp has not been identified. In a letter to Robert Woods Bliss dated August 7, 1934, Dimitri de Gourko describes the Byzantine lamp as bronze, fifth century, and recently found in Constantinople near the Hippodrome. The price asked was 25,000 francs. Byzantine Collection, D. de Gourko correspondence file. chez Gourko 10 square desaix. Cable opinion advisability. Purchase price seems high. Delighted Sangiorgi textile.BZ.1934.1. Love.

 
Associated People: Giorgio Sangiorgi
Associated Places: Paris (France)
Associated Artworks: BZ.1934.1