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Pair of Busts of a Man and a Woman, Italian, Venice, 18th/19th century

UK: Greenford Park Warehouse

Estimate:

20,000 - 30,000 GBP

Pair of Busts of a Man and a Woman, Italian, Venice, 18th/19th century

Pair of Busts of a Man and a Woman, Italian, Venice, 18th/19th century

Estimate:

20,000 - 30,000 GBP

Pair of Busts of a Man and a Woman, Italian, Venice, 

18th/19th century


black marble, with red and white marble eyes, with veined cream marble and onyx shoulders, on grey marble socles

57cm., 22½in. and 62cm., 24½in.

Overall the condition of the busts is very good with minor dirt and wear to the surface consistent with age. The busts are composed in sections. Natural veining to the marbles. Some inclusions to the female torso and particular stable open veins to her face. Also stable open veins to the man’s face. Some wear to the black marble particularly around the necks. There are separately carved sections and inserts to both torsi (the man’s shoulders are separately cared to the back). The ears are pierced.


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Please note that this lot is currently stored at Greenford Park Warehouse.