83
83
North Italian, probably Venetian, late 17th century
A PAIR OF BRONZE MALE AND FEMALE WINGED MERMEN APPLIQUES
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 6,600 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
83
North Italian, probably Venetian, late 17th century
A PAIR OF BRONZE MALE AND FEMALE WINGED MERMEN APPLIQUES
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 6,600 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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North Italian, probably Venetian, late 17th century
A PAIR OF BRONZE MALE AND FEMALE WINGED MERMEN APPLIQUES
with bifurcated tails, the bearded male figure holding foliage in his left hand with right arm outstretched, the female figure with left arm outstretched; mounted on separate perspex mounts (not illustrated)
23cm., 9in.
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Catalogue Note

These carefully finsihed figures, cast in relief with open backs, were probably made to adorn an architectural element such as a casket, the base of a coat of arms or an interior fountain.

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