Full Details for Lot 142

Sale 1905 Lot 142

Baroque School
(17th Century)

"Female Saint Holding a Book, Possibly St. Catherine"

gilt-bronze altarpiece fragment
possibly from a Northern Italian altar, now mounted on a square black marble presentation base.
sculpture h. 11", w. 6-1/2", d. 4"; base h. 3-1/8"

Provenance: Antichita Piselli Balzano, Florence, Italy; Bruce McCashin Collection.

Estimate $7,000-10,000

**In overall good condition with scattered faint nicks, surface scratches, and areas of rubbing/abrading to gilt surface. Some whitish accretions/soiling in more deeply modeled areas. All consistent with age, material and usage.

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