ITALIAN, 18TH CENTURY AFTER THE ANTIQUE | ROMAN SENATOR IN HEROIC GUISE
ITALIAN, 18TH CENTURY AFTER THE ANTIQUE | ROMAN SENATOR IN HEROIC GUISE
ITALIAN, 18TH CENTURY AFTER THE ANTIQUE | ROMAN SENATOR IN HEROIC GUISE
ITALIAN, 18TH CENTURY AFTER THE ANTIQUE | ROMAN SENATOR IN HEROIC GUISE
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KILLADOON HOUSE, PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT IRISH ESTATE

ITALIAN, 18TH CENTURY AFTER THE ANTIQUE | ROMAN SENATOR IN HEROIC GUISE

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

KILLADOON HOUSE, PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT IRISH ESTATE

ITALIAN, 18TH CENTURY AFTER THE ANTIQUE | ROMAN SENATOR IN HEROIC GUISE

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

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Lot Details

Description

KILLADOON HOUSE, PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT IRISH ESTATE

ITALIAN, 18TH CENTURY

AFTER THE ANTIQUE

ROMAN SENATOR IN HEROIC GUISE

bronze

27cm., 10⅝in.

Condition Report

Overall the condition of the bronze is good, with some wear and dirt to the surface consistent with age, with surface dust throughout. There is dryness and some flaking to the lacquer patina. Minor rubbing at the high points.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Cataloguing

Provenance

Probably acquired by Robert Clements, 1st Earl of Leitrim (1732-1804)

Literature

Inventory, 26th September 1807, probably one of the '12 bronze figures groups over bookcases' in the Library;

Inventory, 10th February 1812, probably one of the 'Seven Bronze figurines upon one Bookcase, five Bronze figurines...upon the other' in the Library;

Inventory, April 1830, ditto;

Inventory, 27th June 1836, probably one of the ‘bronze figures copies from the antique all brought from Rome by Robert Earl of Leitrim' in the Library.

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