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    Sale 1940

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art and Ceramics

    25 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 406

    A LIFE-SIZE ITALIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF A DRUNKEN SATYR, ON MARBLE PLINTH

    AFTER THE ANTIQUE, CAST BY FONDERIA CHIURAZZI, NAPLES, CIRCA 1904

    Price Realised  

    A LIFE-SIZE ITALIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF A DRUNKEN SATYR, ON MARBLE PLINTH
    AFTER THE ANTIQUE, CAST BY FONDERIA CHIURAZZI, NAPLES, CIRCA 1904
    Apparently unsigned, on naturalistic variegated grey marble plinth
    61½ in. (156.5 cm.) high; 68¼ in. (173 cm.) wide


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    The 1910 Fonderia Chiurazzi catalogue calls this bronze, 'Faune ivre'. Describing it as "Statue de grand merite. Trouvé le 13 Juillet 1754 à Herculanum."

    For additional information on the Villa dei Papiri and the Fonderia Chiurazzi, please see lot 404.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE KOPLAR BROWN FAMILY COLLECTION, LAKE OZARK, MISSOURI


    Exhibited

    The Italian Pavilion at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition of 1904, St. Louis, Missouri