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Rome  4282  M00575

A 4th Century A.D. Ancient Greco-Roman Marble Portrait Head, perhaps of Emperor Constantine the Great

Height (with base): 19″; Width: 9 1/4″; Depth: 10 1/4″; Square Base: 8 1/2″
   


Rome  4282  M00575

A Pair of 19th Century Italian Bronze Bacchanalian Putti, each playing instruments and mounted on squared marble plinths

Height (with base): 19″; Width: 9 1/4″; Depth: 10 1/4″; Square Base: 8 1/2″
   


Rome  4282  M00575

A Pair of 19th Century Italian Bronze Doré Playful Putti, each mounted on rouge royal marble and conforming bronze doré pedestals

Height (with base): 19″; Width: 9 1/4″; Depth: 10 1/4″; Square Base: 8 1/2″
   


Rome  4282  M00575

A 19th Century Italian Marble Plaque of the Roman Emperor Claudius, who became the unlikely emperor of Rome as the only surviving heir of Augustus, succeeding Caligula who was murdered in 41 AD.

Height (with base): 19″; Width: 9 1/4″; Depth: 10 1/4″; Square Base: 8 1/2″
   


Rome  4282  M00575

A Pair of Signed 19th Century French “Grand Tour” High Relief Gilt-Bronze Wall Plaques, by master founder Ferdinand Barbedienne, in the Greek taste, depicting charioteer scenes (perhaps from a race in the Panathenaic Games similar to Victorious Apobates 4th century BC) , inscribed ‘F. Barbedienne,’ in the lower right. Barbedienne was a world famous bronze founder and metalworker in the 19th century

Height (with base): 19″; Width: 9 1/4″; Depth: 10 1/4″; Square Base: 8 1/2″
   


Rome  4282  M00575

A Vintage French Egyptian Revival Yellow Siena Marble and Brass Mantel Clock Garniture Set, the clock surmounted with a winged Sphinx raised by two female figures in ancient Egyptian kilts (with two more as part of the garniture) flanked by columns standing on plinths raised on fluted brass toupie feet

Height (with base): 19″; Width: 9 1/4″; Depth: 10 1/4″; Square Base: 8 1/2″
   


Rome  4282  M00575

A Grouping of Nine 18th Century Florentine Polychromed Papier-Mâché Apostle Statues in vivid colors and each highly individualized

Height (with base): 19″; Width: 9 1/4″; Depth: 10 1/4″; Square Base: 8 1/2″
   


Rome  4282  M00575

An Important Palazzo Scaled Pair of Polychrome and Giltwood Archangels, Michael and Raphael, the two of the highest rank, Michael, the angel of repentence and virtue, and Raphael, representing healing, love, joy and light

Height (with base): 19″; Width: 9 1/4″; Depth: 10 1/4″; Square Base: 8 1/2″
   


Rome  4282  M00575

A Pair of 19th Century Italian Cast Bronze Busts of Greek Philosophers, each presented on a marble socle

Height (with base): 19″; Width: 9 1/4″; Depth: 10 1/4″; Square Base: 8 1/2″
   


Rome  4282  M00575

A Large 19th Century Italian Terra Cotta Pair of Mischievous Bachanallian Putti raised on a giltwood base

Height (with base): 19″; Width: 9 1/4″; Depth: 10 1/4″; Square Base: 8 1/2″
   


Rome  4282  M00575

A Pair of 18th Century Italian Terra Cotta Statue Heads, both depicting putti
Individually priced

Height (with base): 19″; Width: 9 1/4″; Depth: 10 1/4″; Square Base: 8 1/2″
   


Rome  4282  M00575

An 18th Century Polychromed Carved Wood Preaching Buddha, seated and gesturing to the sky with the right arm raised heavenward in a gesture of melancholy and presented seated on an ebonized lotus thrown in full ceremonial robes of red, cream, and black lacquers

Height (with base): 19″; Width: 9 1/4″; Depth: 10 1/4″; Square Base: 8 1/2″
   


Rome  4282  M00575

A 19th Century Terra Cotta Madonna and Child Wall Plaque

Height (with base): 19″; Width: 9 1/4″; Depth: 10 1/4″; Square Base: 8 1/2″
   


Rome  4282  M00575

A Pair of Bronze and Ormolu 19th Century Table Accessories, one hinged and lidded and both depicting Blackamoors carrying baskets on bamboo stands

Height (with base): 19″; Width: 9 1/4″; Depth: 10 1/4″; Square Base: 8 1/2″
   


Rome  4282  M00575

An Early 19th Century Inkwell & Bronze Putti Figure on porphyry base

Height (with base): 19″; Width: 9 1/4″; Depth: 10 1/4″; Square Base: 8 1/2″
   


Rome  4282  M00575

A Palazzo-Scaled Pair of 18th Century Polychrome and Parcel-Gilt Venetian Blackamoors, in exotic “oriental” skirts and headdresses, one bearing a tray and the other an urn; a blackamoor similar to the male part of this pair was in the collection of Violette de Talleyrand, Duchesse de Sagan and Gaston Palweski until early 2010.

Height (with base): 19″; Width: 9 1/4″; Depth: 10 1/4″; Square Base: 8 1/2″
   


Rome  4282  M00575

An Early 18th Century Carved Wood Polychrome and Parcel-Gilt Figurine of a saint

Height (with base): 19″; Width: 9 1/4″; Depth: 10 1/4″; Square Base: 8 1/2″
   


Rome  4282  M00575

A Pair of Late 18th Century Terracotta Florentine Statues of Grecian Muses dressed in well rendered draping chitons, one carrying a sheath of wheat and a laurel victory wreath and the other holding a cluster of grapes and a cornucopia

Height (with base): 19″; Width: 9 1/4″; Depth: 10 1/4″; Square Base: 8 1/2″
   


Rome  4282  M00575

A 4th Century A.D. Marble Roman Head possibly of Emperor Constantine, one of Rome’s greatest leaders, dating back to earlier days of Constantine’s empire and most likely displayed after A.D. 312 in the part of the Forum built by the emperor Trajan.

Height (with base): 19″; Width: 9 1/4″; Depth: 10 1/4″; Square Base: 8 1/2″
   


Rome  4282  M00575

An 18th Century Siamese Stone Buddha Head now mounted on a later bronzed metal base

Height (with base): 19″; Width: 9 1/4″; Depth: 10 1/4″; Square Base: 8 1/2″
   


Rome  4282  M00575

An 18th Century Stone Bust of a Roman Youth now mounted and presented on an ebonized base

Height (with base): 19″; Width: 9 1/4″; Depth: 10 1/4″; Square Base: 8 1/2″
   


Rome  4282  M00575

An Unusual Pair of Italian 18th Century Carved Bone and Wood Figurines depicting a poor shepherd couple, both wearing tattered clothing and with the husband carrying a shoulder pouch and walking stick, and the wife carrying a newborn child

Height (with base): 19″; Width: 9 1/4″; Depth: 10 1/4″; Square Base: 8 1/2″
   


Rome  4282  M00575

A Pair of 18th Century Polychromed Figures on later giltwood bases

Height (with base): 19″; Width: 9 1/4″; Depth: 10 1/4″; Square Base: 8 1/2″
   


Rome  4282  M00575

An Early 19th Century French Bronze Bust of Napoleon, raised on an ormolu and rouge griotte socle base

Height (with base): 19″; Width: 9 1/4″; Depth: 10 1/4″; Square Base: 8 1/2″
   


Rome  4282  M00575

A Whimsical 19th Century Japanese Bronze Singerie Sculpture presented on a later custom mahogany stand

Height (with base): 19″; Width: 9 1/4″; Depth: 10 1/4″; Square Base: 8 1/2″
   


Rome  4282  M00575

A 200 A.D. Roman Marble Portrait Head of a Child, mounted on a later base

Height (with base): 19″; Width: 9 1/4″; Depth: 10 1/4″; Square Base: 8 1/2″
   


Rome  4282  M00575

An 18th Century Sculpture Bust of a Roman Senator, the reverse carved in the shape of a scallop shell and the whole presented on a faux marble pedestal stand

Height (with base): 19″; Width: 9 1/4″; Depth: 10 1/4″; Square Base: 8 1/2″
   


Rome  4282  M00575

A Highly Important Ancient Marble Head of Apollo, widely published throughout the world including Robert Enggass “Sculptures of Rome” 1976 edition

Height (with base): 19″; Width: 9 1/4″; Depth: 10 1/4″; Square Base: 8 1/2″
   


Rome  4282  M00575

A Striking Pair of Large Venetian Blackamoor Ceramic Polychrome and Parcel-Gilt Figurines, both costumed in brightly colored 18th century styles and raised on faux marble circular socles, most likely from the Capo di Monte manufactory

Height (with base): 19″; Width: 9 1/4″; Depth: 10 1/4″; Square Base: 8 1/2″
   


Rome  4282  M00575

A Whimsical Cloisonné Dog in a kaleidoscope of color against a bright yellow ground

Height (with base): 19″; Width: 9 1/4″; Depth: 10 1/4″; Square Base: 8 1/2″
   


Rome  4282  M00575

A 19th Century Italian Marble Sculpture of a Young Florentine Schoolboy

Height (with base): 19″; Width: 9 1/4″; Depth: 10 1/4″; Square Base: 8 1/2″
   


Rome  4282  M00575

A Unique 19th Century Italian Neoclassical Gesso Bas Relief of Ancient Roman Warriors, now mounted in a silver gilt frame

Height (with base): 19″; Width: 9 1/4″; Depth: 10 1/4″; Square Base: 8 1/2″
   

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