in the manner of TIZIANO ASPETTI (Italian c. 1565-1607) A PAIR OF BAROQUE STYLE SCULPTURES, "War," and "Peace," ATTRIBUTED TO THE 17TH/18TH CENTURY, cast bronze, the modest figure of Venus presented as a personification of Tactus (Touch); she holds a book, a libation offering, and surmounts a turtle, and the subdued Mars is crowned with oak leaves, also offers libation, and wears a monaei pteruges, each mounted to a later black granite base. Height: 20 1/2" Diameter: 10"
Some old repairs, surface wear, dust, some visible seams, rubbing, minor scratches, unsigned, but overall in good to very good condition, wear commensurate with age. Simpson Galleries strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Simpson Galleries regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Simpson Galleries. All lots offered are sold "AS IS.”