02-14-2020 02-14-2020
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3345B Boston
February 14, 2020 10:00AMCalender

Cesare Lapini (Italian, 1848-after 1893) Chi S'Aiuta Dio L'Aiuta

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3345B Location: Boston Date / Time: February 14, 2020 10:00AM


Cesare Lapini (Italian, 1848-after 1893)

Chi S'Aiuta Dio L'Aiuta
, Italy, late 19th century, marble sculpture depicting a young boy reading, inscribed "Chi s'aiuta Dio l'aiuta" (Who helps himself helps God), signed "C. Lapini Firenze," ht. 28, with a stone pedestal, ht. 46 in.

Note: The title maybe a reference to Samuel Smile's Self Help, translated into Italian with this title.
Estimate $7,000-9,000

Sculpture good. Repairs to the base of the pedestal.

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Samuel Smile, Firenze, Italy