An Italian alabaster sculpture of "Arrotino" as a blade grinder, 19th century
Works of Art, Antiquities | O86kua | Online auction | 905 Lots
DescriptionModelled after the ancient example. Fully plastically worked alabaster. The squatting sculpture of the "knife sharpener" with a shoulder cloth and a whetstone, sharpening a blade on a cuboid plinth. Slight signs of age. Dimensions 19 x 10 x 18.5 cm. A copy of this sculpture worked in marble is now in Florence in the Tribuna Room in the Uffizi.
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