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    Sale 7574

    Thomas Hope & The Neoclassical Vision & The Collector of Collections

    24 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 491

    A FLORENTINE ALABASTER BUST OF A GIRL

    AFTER IVAPINI, LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FLORENTINE ALABASTER BUST OF A GIRL
    AFTER IVAPINI, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    Depicted with her head bowed, wearing a bonnet, with tools, vine leaves and a bunch of grapes gathered to her chest, on a spreading circular later marble socle, the reverse inscribed 'Prop. la Fii [sic] Ivapini Firenze 1892'
    20½ in. (52 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale, Christie's, South Kensington, 15 September 2004, lot 309.