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Venetian, late 16th century
AN ALLEGORICAL BRONZE FIGURE OF ABUNDANCE
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 4,200 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
68
Venetian, late 16th century
AN ALLEGORICAL BRONZE FIGURE OF ABUNDANCE
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 4,200 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Venetian, late 16th century
AN ALLEGORICAL BRONZE FIGURE OF ABUNDANCE
the nude female figure standing contraposto and scantily draped, supporting a cornucopia in her right hand and offering in her outstretched left hand a platter of fruit, mounted on associated white and red marble plinth
bronze: 15cm., 6in.
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Catalogue Note

A gilt bronze version of this rare composition, together with a pendant figure, was sold Christie's Paris, 22nd June 2005, lot 113.  The theme of abundance appears regularly in Venetian bronzes of the period.

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