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Each antique, architectural statue is modeled in tan terracotta, as life size Lansquenet military guards in Renaissance dress. The Lansquenets were the German militia infantry from the 15th-17th centuries. Calandrelli contributed to many decorations of German public buildings, including the terracotta reliefs for the town hall in Berlin. Note: a matching pair of Lansquenets appear on the facade of a historic building (Potsdamer Strasse 105) in Berlin (see last photos). MAKER Alexander Calandrelli (German, 1834-1903) MARKS Signed: Calandrelli. DATE c. 1880 DIMENSIONS Width 38 Depth 25 Height 83 in. CONDITION Note: restoration to hand and foot. Weathering and some losses and chips. Each would have held a flag post.

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Important Pair ALEXANDER CALANDRELLI Lansquenet Statues

Estimate $12,000 - $18,000Apr 22, 2018