07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00AMCalender
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Grand Tour Bronze and Marble Equestrian Figure of Marcus Aurelius

$2,015$1,700
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 10, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Grand Tour Bronze and Marble Equestrian Figure of Marcus Aurelius, late 19th century, after the original from Rome's Piazza del Campidoglio and now on display at the Palazzo Nuovo, depicting the emperor on horseback, on rouge marble ovoid base painted with Latin inscription, ht. 11 7/8 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

two restored chips to top edge of main section of base (one approx. 1/4", the other 1"). light surface scratching to top surface. Bronze figure currently comes off base. lower plinth section of base with large edge losses.

Keywords

Marcus Aurelius, Piazza del Campidoglio, emperor