Auction Result: ITALIAN GRAND TOUR MODEL RUINS, 19TH C., SET OF THREE PIECES, H 25"

This object, ITALIAN GRAND TOUR MODEL RUINS, 19TH C., SET OF THREE PIECES, H 25", was at auction. Find details below, browse more Decorative Art lots, or see full cataloging and price information in the artnet Price Database.
 
 
ITALIAN GRAND TOUR MODEL RUINS, 19TH C., SET OF THREE PIECES, H 25
 
Share |
 
 
TitleITALIAN GRAND TOUR MODEL RUINS, 19TH C., SET OF THREE PIECES, H 25"
DescriptionGiallo di Siena marble carved to represent the ruins of the Temple of the Heavenly Twins, Castor and Pollux, H.24 7/8" x 11 1/4" x 4 1/4" overall; the Column of Phocas, H.25 1/4" x 9 1/2" x 9 1/2" overall; and the Temple of Vespasian, inscribed "[R]estitver", H.24 7/8" x 7 3/4" x 7 7/8" overall. Each on a slate base.
Year of WorkCirca 1800-1899
SizeHeight 25 in. / Height 63.5 cm.
Sale ofDuMouchelles Fine Arts Auctioneers and Estate Appraisal: Saturday, February 16, 2013 [Lot 01001]
February Auction
Estimate10,000 - 15,000 USD
Sold For16,000 USD HAMMER Currency Converter
Catalogue NoteAs photographed from left to right, condition is as follows: first, one column missing two acanthus leaves, another column with chips around the base, minor nicks overall to the edges, some chipping to the black marble base, and the third column with at least three repairs; second, lacking figure at the top, small losses to the marble overall, a 3/4" repair to the rim of the column's base, the stepped base with two chipped corners, several small nicks and small chips to the black marble base; third, small nicks and chips overall, possible 1/4" repair to square plinth supporting the column, minor chips to the black marble base, and the frieze is missing the connecting corner to the column, approximate 1" x 2" piece. See additional photos. Chs/RSz
 
 
Get access to the data you need now

Already a subscriber to the artnet Price Database? Log in now.