Silver, Glass and Ceramics

December 12, 2012

LOT 206
After the Antique Neapolitan Bronze Group of Love and the Dolphin by Michele d’Amodio, 1887
  • After the Antique Neapolitan Bronze Group of Love and the Dolphin by Michele d’Amodio, 1887
  • After the Antique Neapolitan Bronze Group of Love and the Dolphin by Michele d’Amodio, 1887
  • After the Antique Neapolitan Bronze Group of Love and the Dolphin by Michele d’Amodio, 1887

206

After the Antique Neapolitan Bronze Group of Love and the Dolphin by Michele d’Amodio, 1887

a reduction of the marble excavated at Pompeii, inscribed ‘Georgivs Revsons Comes Genti Svae D.D. 1887’, signed ‘Amodio, Napoli’, on rouge griotte and black marble socle inscribed ‘L’Amore e Delfino di Pompei’ with rotating table
height 21.7" — 55 cm.

Estimate $1,500-$2,500

Realised: $2,040
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

The current lot was probably a commission for Count Georges Reusens, a Belgian adventure traveller. For a related lot see Christie’s, London, April 24, 2008, Lot 471