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Italian Carved Marble and Alabaster Bust of a Bedouin Woman

19th century, on a socle base.
sculpture h. 21", w. 22", d. 8-1/2"

Provenance: The Collection of Adam Lippes.

Literature: Mitchell Owens, "In the Heights", Architectural Digest, July/August 2019, illustrated p. 103.

    Provenance:
  • The Collection of Adam Lippes.
  • Dimensions:
  • sculpture h. 21", w. 22", d. 8-1/2"
  • Literature:
  • Mitchell Owens, "In the Heights", Architectural Digest, July/August 2019, illustrated p. 103.
  • Condition:
  • **In generally good condition with typical tonal nuances, natural fissures and dings/scuffs scattered about. The most pronounced of these is vertical from the lower hood down one front ruffle with a 1" x 1-1/2" loss underneath the ruffle end. The hood has a very small area of old filler above one brow.
    The siena marble "shirt" with a small area of old filler at one side and at the lower point extending a bit into the ruffle.
    The bust is mounted on a self "slice" of alabaster ringed with old filler. The whole displayed on a molded charcoal marble socle base.

    Overall: h. 27"
    w. 21"
    d. 10"

    Socle base: h. 6"
    dia. 30-1/2"

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December 12, 2021 10:00 AM CST
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