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    Sale 5971

    An English Look - Robert Kime, Piers von Westenholz, David Bedale and James Graham-Stewart

    8 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 134

    A MEISSEN (MARCOLINI) WHITE BISCUIT FIGURE 'DELLO SPINARIO'

    CIRCA 1800-10, INCISED TRIANGLE ENCLOSING CROSSED SWORDS MARK

    Price Realised  

    A MEISSEN (MARCOLINI) WHITE BISCUIT FIGURE 'DELLO SPINARIO'
    CIRCA 1800-10, INCISED TRIANGLE ENCLOSING CROSSED SWORDS MARK
    After the Hellenistic bronze in the Capitoline Museum, Rome
    17 in. (43 cm.) high


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    Probably conceived in the first century BC, this sculpture is one of a few large-scale bronze works to survive from antiquity.

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    Provenance

    Edward James.
    Christopher Gibbs.