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    Sale 12580

    Interiors

    26 October 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 50

    A PLASTER MODEL OF THE THRONE OF SAINT PETER

    ATTRIBUTED TO BRUCCIANI, LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PLASTER MODEL OF THE THRONE OF SAINT PETER
    ATTRIBUTED TO BRUCCIANI, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    42 in. (106.5 cm.) high, 28 in. (71 cm.) wide


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    The present lot is modelled after the alabaster throne executed by Carlo Marchionni in 1757 to support the venerated bronze statue of Saint Peter in St. Peter's Basilica.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE HONE COLLECTION (LOTS 1-143)