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27: A DRAMATIC ITALIAN HAND-CARVED MARBLE AND STONE WAL

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Description

A DRAMATIC ITALIAN HAND-CARVED MARBLE AND STONE WALL FOUNTAIN ON PEDESTAL
20th Century
The egg cartouche is supported by carved white Carrara marble, stepped S-scrolls that enclose a ground of rare blue veined white marble with a carved mask font of ochre stone above a ribbed cleft and flanked by outward scrolls. The wall fountain is supported by a grand clam shell form reservoir with a ribbed overflow. The whole raised on a tripartite base of hand-carved scrolls with dramatic volutes and joined by blue veined white marble reserves.

Condition: Some staining due to water below mask and in center of reservoir. Does not include pump or plumbing. 37 x 69 x 32 ½ inches (93.9 x 175.2 x 82.5 cm)
Three pieces total

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Estimate $6,000 – $8,000
Starting Bid $6,000
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9:00 AM - Feb 19, 2012
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