Lot 6083

An Italian alabaster sculpture of "Arrotino" as a blade grinder, 19th century

Works of Art, Antiquities | O86kua | Online auction | 905 Lots


Modelled 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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Our online auction "Works of Art, Antiquities" includes 905 lots. The auction starts on Monday, December 7, 2020 at 12:00 am. The pre-sale view will take place from 2.12. until 5.12.2020 from 2 to 6 pm (CET).