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    Sale 7445

    Important European Furniture, Sculpture and Tapestries

    6 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 126

    A PAIR OF OVAL CARVED MARBLE RELIEFS OF DIANA AND ENDYMION AND VENUS ASLEEP

    ITALIAN, LATE 17TH OR EARLY 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF OVAL CARVED MARBLE RELIEFS OF DIANA AND ENDYMION AND VENUS ASLEEP
    ITALIAN, LATE 17TH OR EARLY 18TH CENTURY
    DIANA DEPICTED DESCENDING ON A CLOUD OVER THE SLEEPING ENDYMION AND ACCOMPANIED BY FIVE PUTTI; VENUS DEPICTED ALSEEP IN FRONT OF A TREE AND WITH AN INFANT SATYR AND FOUR PUTTI BEHIND HER, ONE HOLDING A MASK AND ANOTHER AN ARROW; EACH IN AN ELABORATE OVAL GILTWOOD FRAME; RESTORATION TO THE RELIEF OF VENUS; WORMING AND MINOR LOSSES TO THE FRAMES
    18¾ IN. (47.5 CM.) WIDE; 26 IN. (66 CM.) WIDE, OVERALL (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN (LOTS 122-126)