07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00 AMCalender
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Vincenzo Gemito (Italian, 1852-1929) Bronze Figure of a Young Water Carrier, Acquiaolo

$1,185$1,000
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 10, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Vincenzo Gemito (Italian, 1852-1929)

Bronze Figure of a Young Water Carrier, Acquiaolo, the nude boy carrying a water jug on one hip, and offering a vessel in outstretched hand, on rectangular fountain-form base with grotesque mask "font" before a rectangular basin, chocolate brown patina, ht. 22 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Minor handling wear to patina. small spot of green corrosion to center of chest.

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Vincenzo Gemito