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    Sale 5201

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    27 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 191

    AN ITALIAN SCULPTED MARBLE FIGURE OF MERCURY

    BY ANTONIO FRILLI, CIRCA 1900

    Price Realised  

    AN ITALIAN SCULPTED MARBLE FIGURE OF MERCURY
    BY ANTONIO FRILLI, CIRCA 1900
    The base inscribed 'A.FRILLI/FLORENCE'
    64¾in. (164.5cm.) high


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    The prolific gallery run by Antonio Frilli produced a variety of commercial sculptures in alabaster and marble, reflecting the pinnacle of fashionable taste of his time. He is first recorded as an exhibitor at the Espozione Nazionale di Roma in 1883, and he further exhibited in Glasgow in 1888 and Paris in 1889.

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