A SET OF FOUR MULTI-COLOURED MARBLE BUSTS OF THE FOUR CONTINENTS
PROBABLY ITALIAN, 19TH OR 20TH CENTURY
Europe depicted as a woman with a castle tower on her head, Asia depicted as a Chinaman, Africa depicted as a negro youth with a feather headdress and America depicted as a woman with a feather headdress; each on a circular red marble socle and a modern, parcel-gilt, mahogany-veneered tapering square pedestal.
Minor elements replaced.
31¾ to 32¾ in. (80.7 to 83.2 cm.) high
38½ to 39 in. (97.8 to 99.1 cm.) high, overall
16¼ x 16¼ x 56 in. (41.2 x 41.2 x 142.2 cm.) the pedestals (4)