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E. Battaglia (Italian, fl. Late 19th Century) Alabaster Bust of a Woman Titled Iris

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
592
Sold for:
$984$800

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2850B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 10, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

E. Battaglia (Italian, fl. Late 19th Century)

Alabaster Bust of a Woman Titled Iris, with a scarf wrapped along her neck and an iris at her breast, signed to reverse "E. Battaglia/Scultore Firenze," ht. 21, on a verde marble pedestal with a spiral stem, approx. ht. 44 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

The bust with scattered abrasions along edges.
Pedestal with several chips and scattered abrasions.


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Keywords

Firenze, Battaglia, Flora of China, Flora of India

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