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    Sale 2157

    European Furniture, Works of Art, Tapestries and Carpets

    16 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 100

    A POLYCHROME-DECORATED TERRACOTTA GROUP OF TOBIAS AND THE ANGEL

    ATTRIBUTED TO GIUSEPPE SANMARTINO OR HIS PUPIL NICOLA SOMMA, NAPLES, SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY

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    A POLYCHROME-DECORATED TERRACOTTA GROUP OF TOBIAS AND THE ANGEL
    ATTRIBUTED TO GIUSEPPE SANMARTINO OR HIS PUPIL NICOLA SOMMA, NAPLES, SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY
    Depicting Tobias kneeling on a naturalistic ground and a further acanthus-decorated base
    12½ in. (32 cm.) high, 10¼ in. (26 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    with Kugel, Paris, 1994.


    Exhibited

    On loan to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art from 1994 until present.