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Pair of Whimsical Miniature Italian Carved Alabaster Busts

Auction:
2481
Lot:
400
Sold for:
$770$650

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2481
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 24, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Pair of Whimsical Miniature Italian Carved Alabaster Busts, late 19th century, carved to one side with a profile of a renaissance-style man, the other side depicting the skull and bone structure underneath, ht. 1 5/8 in.
Estimate $200-300

One with chip to base; both with minor, age typical small fleabite losses and scuffs.

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Alabaster, Skull

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