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    Sale 7608

    Important European Furniture and Sculpture

    10 July 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 47

    A BRONZE GROUP OF A MERMAID AND A DOLPHIN

    ITALIAN, PROBABLY ROMAN, EARLY 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A BRONZE GROUP OF A MERMAID AND A DOLPHIN
    ITALIAN, PROBABLY ROMAN, EARLY 17TH CENTURY
    In the form of a mermaid holding a dolphin under her right arm; dark brown patina with ligher high points; minor casting flaws
    10¾ in. (27 cm.) wide; 4 in. (11 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Gustaaf Hamburger, and by descent.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF THE LATE GUSTAAF HAMBURGER
    (LOTS 46-55)