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    Sale 7663

    Fasque The Scottish Seat of the Gladstones

    7 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 162

    A PAIR OF ENGLISH PAINTED PLASTER BUSTS OF HOMER AND VIRGIL

    AFTER THE ANTIQUE, CAST BY B. & R. SHOUT, FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF ENGLISH PAINTED PLASTER BUSTS OF HOMER AND VIRGIL
    AFTER THE ANTIQUE, CAST BY B. & R. SHOUT, FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    Each depicted facing frontally on circular socle topped by a name tablet, Virgil indistinctly marked 'Holborn' to the reverse
    22½ in. (57 cm.) high (2)


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    Provenance

    Probably acquired by Sir John Gladstone for Seaforth House, Liverpool.