AN ITALIAN CARVED MARBLE MODEL OF THE NAVICELLA ROME LATE 18TH CENTURY
AN ITALIAN CARVED MARBLE MODEL OF THE NAVICELLA ROME LATE 18TH CENTURY
AN ITALIAN CARVED MARBLE MODEL OF THE NAVICELLA ROME LATE 18TH CENTURY
AN ITALIAN CARVED MARBLE MODEL OF THE NAVICELLA ROME LATE 18TH CENTURY
AN ITALIAN CARVED MARBLE MODEL OF THE NAVICELLA ROME LATE 18TH CENTURY
AN ITALIAN CARVED MARBLE MODEL OF THE NAVICELLA ROME LATE 18TH CENTURY
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AN ITALIAN CARVED MARBLE MODEL OF THE NAVICELLA ROME LATE 18TH CENTURY

Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP

AN ITALIAN CARVED MARBLE MODEL OF THE NAVICELLA ROME LATE 18TH CENTURY

Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP

Description

AN ITALIAN CARVED MARBLE MODEL OF THE NAVICELLA ROME LATE 18TH CENTURY


23.5cm. high, 65cm. wide, 23cm. deep; 9½in., 2ft. 1⅝in., 9in.

Condition Report

In overall good condition. Minor chipping to edges and scratches throughout. Ready to place.

Base: 11.5cm. high, 19cm. wide, 13.5cm. deep

Boat: 12cm. high, 65cm. wide, 23cm. deep


"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."

Catalogue Note

The Navicella is an ancient Roman sculpture of a ship, which was commissioned for the courtyard of the Church of Santa Maria in Domenica in Rome by Pope Leo X (1475-1521). A related example was sold Christie's New York, 23 October 2018, lot 327 ($10,000).

AN ITALIAN CARVED MARBLE MODEL OF THE NAVICELLA ROME LATE 18TH CENTURY
AN ITALIAN CARVED MARBLE MODEL OF THE NAVICELLA ROME LATE 18TH CENTURY
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