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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2835B Boston
July 18, 2015 10:00AMCalender

Five Grand Tour Items

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2835B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 18, 2015 10:00AM


Five Grand Tour Items, Continental, 19th century, two with applied verdigris finish: Pan with flute, ht. 9 3/8, Zeus candle holder, ht. 11 1/8; a figure of David after Michelangelo, ht. 9 1/4; a model of the Temple of Castor and Pollux, ht. 5 3/8; and a marble bust, inscribed "Psiche" on base, ht. 8 3/8 in.
Estimate $500-700

Model of Temple has small chip to marble base; "Psiche" has evidence of repair at socle, surface abrasions, remnant of old label on back of shoulder; Pan has light surface abrasions; David with small nicks to arm and hand, light surface wear; Zeus candleholder has surface wear.

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Temple of Castor