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    Sale 7445

    Important European Furniture, Sculpture and Tapestries

    6 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 127

    A PAIR OF TERRACOTTA FIGURES OF VENUS AND BACCHUS

    ITALIAN, FIRST HALF 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF TERRACOTTA FIGURES OF VENUS AND BACCHUS
    ITALIAN, FIRST HALF 18TH CENTURY
    EACH DEPICTED STANDING AND ON AN INTEGRALLY MODELLED SQUARE BASE; VENUS CLASSICALLY DRESSED AND WITH CUPID AT HER FEET; BACCHUS WEARING HIS LION PELT AND WITH A GRAPE-EATING CHERUB AT HIS FEET; THE REVERSE OF EACH HOLLOWED OUT; MINOR DAMAGES AND RESTORATIONS
    20¾ IN. (52.7 CM.) HIGH, EACH (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY