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18TH-CENTURY BRONZES FROM AN IRISH COUNTRY HOUSE

Italian, Florence or Venice, late 17th century
PAIR OF CROUCHING TRITONS
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
103

18TH-CENTURY BRONZES FROM AN IRISH COUNTRY HOUSE

Italian, Florence or Venice, late 17th century
PAIR OF CROUCHING TRITONS
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Old Master Sculpture and Works of Art Including Highlights from the Reinhold Hofstätter Collection

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Italian, Florence or Venice, late 17th century
PAIR OF CROUCHING TRITONS
bronze, on regence wood bases with brass inlay and mounts
bronzes: 6.5cm., 2½in. and 9cm., 3¾in.
bases: 8cm., 3¼in.
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Provenance

Private collection, Ireland, since the 18th century

Catalogue Note

These characterful unfinished grotesque monsters are reminiscent of works by Damiano Capelli (fl. 1662-1668); see the group of a man with devils sold in these rooms on 2 July 2013, lot 71. A related, but different, figure was offered at Christie's on 9 December 1980, lot 202.

Old Master Sculpture and Works of Art Including Highlights from the Reinhold Hofstätter Collection

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London