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Five Grand Tour Items

Auction:
2835B
Lot:
188
Sold for:
$338$275

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

Description:

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.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Temple of Castor

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