Bendetto Robazza fountain of wild horses a winner at Capo Auction

Benedetto Robazza (Italian, b. 1934) sculptural fountain. Price realized: $3,300. Capo auction image


NEW YORK – An 8-foot-tall fountain was one of top sellers at Capo Auction Fine Art and Antiques’ sale June 24, along with select pieces of antique furniture. The fountain, by Benedetto Robazza (Italian, b. 1934), depicts two horses splashing in the sea. Composed of plaster and having green and blue weathered patina, the mid-20th century work sold for $3,300. Absentee and Internet live bidding was available through LiveAuctioneers.

Also generating a great deal of bidding online and on the phones were select antique furniture pieces including a stunning pair of English Regency mahogany cabinets (below), circa 1810, which sold for $4,500.


English Regency mahogany cabinets, circa 1810. Price realized: $4,500. Capo auction image


A mahogany Nova Crotch pedestal dining table having a circular top with pie-shape leaves went for $3,000. Two sets of custom table linens came with this table, which came from Agostino Antiques in New York.


Mahogany ‘Nova Crotch’ pedestal dining table with circular top and eight pie-shaped leaves. Price realized: $3,000. Capo auction image


A Louis XV-style marble-top painted console in the Neoclassical style, sold for $2,400.


Louis XV-style marble-top painted console. Price realized: $2,400. Capo auction image


A Davina Romansky sterling silver necklace titled Cascading sold for $2,640. One of only two crafted, the necklace won the prestigious Niche Award (silver category). The other Cascading necklace is in the Burchfield Penney Art Museum’s permanent collection.


Davina Romansky sterling silver necklace. Price realized: $2,640. Capo Auctions image


Capo also featured a pair of Faberge gold earrings featuring diamond bows between blue guilloche enamel discs and teardrops, which went for $2,040.


Pair of Faberge gold, enamel and diamond earrings. Price realized: $2,040. Capo auction image


An unusual Asprey malachite desk clock, Art Deco style with square dial with Arabic numerals, sold for $1,800.


Art Deco malachite desk clock made by Asprey. Price realized: $1,800. Capo auction image


For details contact Capo Auctions at 718-433-3710.