Pietro Cipriani (circa 1680 - before 1745) | Italian, Florence, circa 1720-1730 | After the Antique | Pair of Busts of Lucius Septimius Geta and Plautilla
Pietro Cipriani (circa 1680 - before 1745)
Italian, Florence, circa 1720-1730
After the Antique
Pair of Busts of Lucius Septimius Geta and Plautilla
bronze, on stone socles
the socles inscribed respectively: GETA and: PLAVTILLA
busts: 47cm., 18½in. and 49cm., 19¼in.
64cm., 25¼in. and 66cm., 26in. overall
The busts are overall in good condition. The present patina is later, but is balanced between the two busts and does not diminish the shimmering chasing.
There is some wear to the patina, notably on the nose, chin and neck with some oxidation. There are some areas of wear on the ridges of the drapery, which reveal a warm brown colour beneath. The socle has numerous small chips and is lacking a section on the top proper left corner. There is overall surface dirt. Otherwise the condition is very good
There is some minor wear to the patina consistent with age. There are some areas of wear on the ridges of the drapery, which reveal a warm brown colour beneath. There are some small spots of oxidation notably on her proper right shoulder. There are some minor chips to the socle and there is general surface direct. Otherwise the condition is very good
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