04-05-2014 04-05-2014
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2715B Boston
April 5, 2014 10:00AMCalender

Three Grand Tour Stone Models of Italian Buildings

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


Three Grand Tour Stone Models of Italian Buildings, Italy, 19th century, two alabaster models of the Leaning Tower of Pisa: ht. 4 7/8 and 5 7/8; and Carrara marble model of the Teatro Carlo Felice, the opera house in Genoa, mounted to a rectangular labeled and ebonized alabaster base, total ht. 4 3/8 in.
Estimate $700-900

All with light wear. Significant loss to black surface of base on Teatro Carlo Felice.

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Italy, Leaning Tower of Pisa, Teatro Carlo Felice