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    Sale 5412

    The Sunday Sale : The Langford Hall Collection, Nottinghamshire - Property of the late Mr & Mrs Patrick Radford

    6 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 226

    AN ITALIAN WHITE MARBLE FIGURE OF A NYMPH

    AFTER THE ANTIQUE, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN ITALIAN WHITE MARBLE FIGURE OF A NYMPH
    AFTER THE ANTIQUE, 19TH CENTURY
    The figure scooping water from a pool
    14 in. (36 cm.) high


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    The marble is derivative of the Nymph with a Shell in the Louvre which was first recorded in 1638 as being in the Villa Borghese. It was purchased by Napoleon Bonaparte in 1807. See Haskell and Penny, Taste and the Antique p.281 No. 67.

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    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage