Skip to main content
  • Want more images or videos?
    Request additional images or videos from the seller
1 of 9

Early 20th Century Italian Carved Marble Sculpture on Wood Stand Signed A. Gory

$4,500

About

Decorate a study or an office with this highly detailed antique white marble composition. Crafted in Italy, circa 1920, the carved sculpture features two young sisters beauties hugging each other. The bust sits on a separate, walnut stand for a sturdy base structure. The classical composition is in excellent condition with well-maintained details throughout the face and hair. The elegant sculpture is signed on the back A. Gory. Affortunato Gory, Italian or French (1885-1925) was born in Florence. He studied at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Florence under Augusto Rivalta. In the beginning of the 20th century he moved to Paris and completed his education under Victorien-Antoine Basset. He exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Français in 1902, 1904, 1912, 1914 and 1923. His artistic oeuvre consists of sculptures of young women, children and some notable historical figures like Rembrandt en Dante. He worked in Classic materials marble, bronze, ivory, often combining these materials in so-called chryselephantine figures. Measures: bust: 14" W x 8" D x 12" H Base: 13" W x 9.5" D x 5" H.

Details

  • Creator
  • Dimensions
    Height: 17 in. (43.18 cm)Width: 14 in. (35.56 cm)Depth: 9.5 in. (24.13 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1920
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Dallas, TX
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 132-2811stDibs: LU951220881752

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    Rates vary by destination and complexity.
    Ships From: Dallas, TX
  • Return Policy

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

1stDibs Buyer Protection Guaranteed
If your item arrives not as described, we’ll work with you and the seller to make it right. Learn more
About the Seller
4.9 / 5
Located in Dallas, TX
Platinum Seller
These expertly vetted sellers are 1stDibs' most experienced sellers and are rated highest by our customers.
Established in 1986
1stDibs seller since 2012
1,403 sales on 1stDibs
Typical response time: <1 hour
More From This Seller

You May Also Like

Lovely Early 20th Century Italian Carrara Marble Sculpture by Affortunato Gory
By Affortunato Gory
Located in New York, NY
A lovely early 20th century Italian Carrara marble sculpture of two sisters by Affortunato Gory Depicting two little girls reading, one with a basket of flowers, standing on a ova...
Category

Early 20th Century Italian Belle Époque Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Carrara Marble

Carrara Marble Sculpture, Signed A. Gory Paris France, circa 1920
By Affortunato Gory
Located in Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires
Carrara marble sculpture, signed A. Gory Paris. France, circa 1920. Art Deco period. By Affortunato Gory. With green marble pedestal.
Category

Vintage 1920s French Art Deco Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Carrara Marble

Early 20th Century Bronze Sculpture Of Mercury On Marble Stand
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
Early 20th century bronze sculpture of mercury on a marble stand.
Category

Early 20th Century Italian Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Gilt Bronze and Marble Sculpture Signed Affortunato Gory, Louis XV Style
By Affortunato Gory
Located in Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires
Gilt bronze and marble sculpture signed Affortunato Gory. Louis XV style. France, circa 1920. Carrara and Breccia marble.
Category

Vintage 1920s French Louis XV Busts

Materials

Breccia Marble, Carrara Marble, Bronze

Marble Sculpture "Cupid on Globe", Early 20th Century
Located in Liverpool, GB
Marble sculpture "Cupid on Globe" early 20th century Massive, over half a meter high, marble, unsigned sculpture, depicting a thoughtful, winged Cupid resting on the globe. Un...
Category

Early 20th Century Italian Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Marble

Early 20th Century Italian Hand Carved Alabaster Sculpture
Located in Birmingham, AL
Early 20th century Italian hand carved alabaster sculpture depicting a pillow fight between two playful cherubs. The sculpture is finely chiseled and obviously the work of a master c...
Category

Early 20th Century Italian Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Alabaster

Early 20th Century Carved Plaster Bust on Walnut Stand
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A bronze like carved plaster busted boy on a cubic walnut stand
Category

Vintage 1910s French Busts

Materials

Plaster, Walnut

Carrera Italian Marble Sculptured Foot, Hand Carved, 20th Century
Located in London, GB
A Carrera marble carving of a Roman Centurion's foot. Italian 20th century. Realistically carved with straps.
Category

20th Century Italian Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Carrara Marble

The 1stDibs Promise

Learn More

Expertly Vetted Sellers

Confidence at Checkout

Price-Match Guarantee

Exceptional Support

Buyer Protection

Insured Global Delivery