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Carved Marble Bust of a Gentleman

Auction:
2743T
Lot:
1440
Sold for:
$984$800

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2743T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 04, 2014 2:00PM

Description:

Carved Marble Bust of a Gentleman, late 19th century, the man with long backswept hair, wearing an ascot, signed indistinctly "A.G----" on the reverse, on a marble socle, (repaired), overall ht. 21 in.
Estimate $600-800

evidence of old cracks and repair around neck, jacket, and base.


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