Lot 64

An Italian fountain mask in marble, 16th/17th century

From castles and palaces - selected art and works of art from antiquity to the 20th century | A87p | Live auction | 91 Lots

Starting Price € 5,500

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Description

The fountain mask carved in deep half relief in white Carrara marble. A depiction of the head of an antique river deity, a turban-like cloth wound around its head. The mouth with a circular aperture for the fountain pipe. Mounted on a modern iron pedestal. Dimensions 44 x 30 cm, height with stand 50.5 cm.
Condition: II - III


Condition Report:
The mask knocked in places, with small chips on the edges of the turban. Traces of corrosion caused by water below the fountain pipe.

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The post-auction sales to our "From castles and palaces - selected art and works of art from antiquity to the 20th century" auction from Sept. 25, 2020 has already started, and will run all the way through Nov. 6, 2020. Until then you can purchase all unsold lots at the starting price plus the buyers premium of 25%.