Italian Marble Sculpture of a Dog

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A vintage sculpture of a dog, first half of the 20th century, hand-carved from a block of green marble, unsigned. The sculpture portrays a mastiff, sitting upright in an attentive pose with ears cocked, head canted and mouth open. The sculpture is an exact copy in miniature of one of a pair of such dogs sculpted in white marble at the entrance to the Uffizi Museum in Florence, Italy. The piece is in excellent condition: the bits missing off the ears are an exact, faithful copy of the original.
12 ¾ in high x 11 ½ in long x 6 in wide.
  

Details

  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    12.75 in. H x 6 in. W x 11.5 in. D
    32 cm H x 15 cm W x 29 cm D
  • Dealer Location
    Nantucket, MA
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU90396896503
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