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    Sale 7614

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art and Ceramics

    24 September 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 43

    AN ITALIAN BRONZE GROUP OF AN ELEPHANT AND CALF

    CAST BY MARINELLI FROM THE MODEL BY SIRIO TOFANARI, FIRST QUARTER 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ITALIAN BRONZE GROUP OF AN ELEPHANT AND CALF
    CAST BY MARINELLI FROM THE MODEL BY SIRIO TOFANARI, FIRST QUARTER 20TH CENTURY
    Signed S. Tofanari, inscribed Fonderia/Bèneduce/Marinelli.C. to the naturalistic base and with further indistinct stamp, on a raised ebonised plinth
    14½ in. (37 cm.) high; 23½ in. (59.5 cm.) wide; 8½ in. (21.5 cm.) high
    The plinth: 9½ in. (24 cm.) high


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF ASPINALLS MAYFAIR (LOTS 39-44)