07-14-2012 07-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2605B Boston
July 14, 2012 10:00 AMCalender
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Italian School, 19th Century L'Education du Coeur

$20,145$17,000
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2605B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 14, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Italian School, 19th Century

L'Education du Coeur, Carrara marble sculpture carved as a child reaching for its mother's locket while she sits on a vanity stool, base signed "G. Mon___ ROMA" and dated 1877, ht. 41 in.
Estimate $18,000-22,000

Significant allover surface staining and darkening. Scattered chips to circular base. Possible surface abrasion to one tip of a finger of the child. No other chips or restorations to the figure group.

Keywords

Italian School, figure