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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2741M Marlborough
July 17, 2014 10:00AMCalender

Three Sculptures

Auction: Discovery - 2741M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: July 17, 2014 10:00AM


Three Sculptures, a Fabrication Francaise after Luca Madrassi (Italian, 1848-1919) cast metal figure La PĂȘche, of a woman standing wrapped in a fishing net, with incised signature, title plaque, and foundry marks all to the base, on marble pedestal, ht. 16; a parian figure after Michelangelo of a horned Moses seated holding the Ten Commandments, ht. 10; and a Wedgwood Carrara portrait bust of Sir Walter Scott after E.W. Wyon, impressed "E.W.WYON. F." and "SCOTT" to back of shoulders, (imperfections, cracks to base), ht. 15 in.
Estimate $250-350

Peche: dust/dirt to interstices, loose on marble base.
Moses: dust/dirt to interstices, good overall.
Scott: dust and dirt, base cracked/broken and repaire, chips and cracks to the back of the bust where it meets the pedestal base.

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metal figure, Luca Madrassi, Walter Scott