24 April 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 625
Estimate GBP 700 - GBP 1,000
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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Anonymous sale, Christie's, South Kensington, 15 September 2004, lot 309.
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