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



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.


  • 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

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