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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.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 12.75 in. (32.39 cm)Width: 6 in. (15.24 cm)Depth: 11.5 in. (29.21 cm)
  • Style
    Classical Roman (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1900
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Nantucket, MA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: AD-Ufitz1stDibs: LU90396896503

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    Ships From: Nantucket, MA
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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