07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00AMCalender
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Italian Carved Alabaster Bust and Pedestal

$889$750
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 10, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Italian Carved Alabaster Bust and Pedestal, late 19th century, the bust of a maiden with upswept hair, a lily stem tucked in her bodice, signed indistinctly to back, possibly Cipriani, ht. approx. 22 1/2, on pedestal with rectangular top, on spiral fluted base, and round foot, ht. 37 1/4 in.
Estimate $700-900

the stem of the socle broken through, and in need of repair. some yellowing to surface of bust. minor chipping and handling wear.