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Italian Marble Sculpture of a Dog


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.   


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    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 12.75 in. x W 6 in. x D 11.5 in.

    H 32.39 cm x W 15.24 cm x D 29.21 cm

  • Seller location
    Nantucket, MA
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