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THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
A BRONZE FIGURE OF ATLAS

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A BRONZE FIGURE OF ATLAS
WORKSHOP OF SEVERO DA RAVENNA, 16TH CENTURY

On an integrally cast plinth and circular ebonised wooden socle; the globe extensively engraved.
Dark brown patina with warm lighter brown highlights; the globe associated.
8 3/8in. (21.2cm.) high

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The present model is attributed to Severo da Ravenna, and usually supports an inkwell in the form of a globe. For another example of the same model, see P.M. de Winter, Recent Accessions of Italian Renaissance Decorative Arts, Bulletin of the Cleveland Museum of Art, LXXIII, no. 3, March 1986, p. 102, fig. 61.
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