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Two Grand Tour Green Serpentine Marble Figures of the Dog of Alcibiades and Il Porcellino

Auction:
2715B
Lot:
246
Sold for:
$308$250

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2715B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 05, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Two Grand Tour Green Serpentine Marble Figures of the Dog of Alcibiades and Il Porcellino, Italy, late 19th century, each seated on rectangular base, the Dog of Alcibiades or Jennings Dog, ht. 4 5/8, lg. 5; Il Porcellino or the Wild Boar of Florence, ht. 5 1/4, lg. 5 7/8 in.
Estimate $500-700

Each with small scattered unobtrusive nicks and chips.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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