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Italian Sienna Marble Grand Tour Ruins

Auction:
3150B
Lot:
443
Sold for:
$5,843$4,750

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3150B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 13, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Italian Sienna Marble Grand Tour Ruins, 19th century, modeled after the Roman Temple of Vespasian and Titus, three Corinthian columns supporting a carved frieze and architraves, inscribed "ESTITVER," ht. 20 in.
Provenance: The collection of Frederic and Jean Sharf.
Estimate $400-600

Fair condition with restorations to a column, minor abrasion to fluting of columns, joins reglued and small chips repaired throughout and to corner of podium.


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.

Keywords

Frederic Sharf, Jean Sharf, 1st millennium, Ancient Greek architecture, Ancient Greek temple, Ancient Roman temples, Ancient Rome, Architecture, Corinthian order, Flavian dynasty, Temple of Vespasian and Titus, Titus, Vespasian

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