• Christie's Interiors - Style a auction at Christies

    Sale 5681

    Christie's Interiors - Style and Spirit

    23 February 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 566

    A NORTH ITALIAN BRONZE MODEL OF A SATYR

    WORKSHOP OF SEVERO DA RAVENNA, (ACTIVE 1496-1543), FIRST HALF 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A NORTH ITALIAN BRONZE MODEL OF A SATYR
    WORKSHOP OF SEVERO DA RAVENNA, (ACTIVE 1496-1543), FIRST HALF 16TH CENTURY
    Depicted with arm raised, on an onyx and verde antico stepped plinth
    The bronze - 8 1/8 in. (20.5 cm.) high


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    The present model of this Standing Satyr is attributed to the workshop of Severo da Ravenna, and would originally supported a nozzle or ink pot on his head. It would probably have formed a desk set with a Kneeling Satyr.

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    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage