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Pair of Grand Tour Alabaster Models of the Leaning Tower and Baptistery in Pisa

Auction:
2715B
Lot:
281
Sold for:
$800$650

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

Description:

Pair of Grand Tour Alabaster Models of the Leaning Tower and Baptistery in Pisa, Italy, second half 19th century, mounted to circular black marble bases, ht. 4 3/4 and 7 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Scattered very minor unobtrusive loss to carved elements. Minor scattered unobtrusive scuffs and nicks to bases.


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Leaning Tower, Italy

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