Marble Statues & Statuettes
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Marble bust of Julius Caesar among top pieces in Dec. 22 auction
NEW YORK – On Wednesday, December 22, starting at 7 pm Eastern time, Jasper52 will offer a sale of Exquisite Decorative Arts. Its more than 300 lots will include a circa-1960s abstract work by the late American artist Betty Parsons; a bronze cloisonne incense burner; a miniature sterling silver English tea and coffee set, intended for […]
Works in marble enlivened Andrew Jones sale of Nelson collection
LOS ANGELES – Works in marble achieved marvelous results in Andrew Jones Auctions‘ October 24 auction of The John Nelson Collection, Part I, which more than doubled its presale estimate to realize $1.6 million. Leading the sale were two magnificent life-size Italian Carrara marble models of dogs, both from the 19th century, that brought $62,500.
Italy wins US case as it seeks to reclaim marble statue
MILAN — Italy has won a legal victory in its bid to reclaim an ancient marble statue it asserted was stolen after it turned up in the possession of a New York antiquities dealer.
Roman marble sculptures ride high in Hindman May 27 auction
CHICAGO — Hindman realized more than $1 million in its biannual Antiquities and Ancient Art auction on May 27. Outstanding Roman and Greek marble sculptures were among standout lots, including portrait heads and Egyptian bronzes. Property from a midwest private collection; the collection of Tina and Simon Beriro of Aspen, Colorado; the estate of Lewis […]