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Ferdinando Andreini (Italian, 1843-1922) Spring

Auction:
2715B
Lot:
481
Sold for:
$55,350$45,000

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

Description:

Ferdinando Andreini (Italian, 1843-1922)

Spring, marble figure of a female nude rising from cluster of lilies, roses, and other flowers, with a floral garland draping across her from her raised hand, signed "F. Andreini/Firenze," ht. 50 1/2, together with an associated fluted, columnar, marble pedestal, approx. ht. 42 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Repaired break to raised pinkie finger. Both butterflies missing a wing and with minor chipped losses. Scattered minor nicks to surface (areas on figure include front left leg, chest, and two areas on the back between the shoulder blades). Otherwise only some minor, unobtrusive chipped loss to flowers and leaves to base, and very minor surface grime. Pedestal with scattered chipped losses (particularly to foot, edge of capital and areas where elements join). Capital loose (uppermost element just sits on top, not screwed in).


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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Ferdinando Andreini, Firenze

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