Italian Bronze Model of Crouching Venus

$1,500 - $2,500

Current bid: $800

bronze mounted on marble base
with Vincenzo Salomone foundry seal, incised 'Vincenzo Salomone Foundry / Crafted in Naples Italy' with signature on side

height: 21 1/2 inches

after the Hellenistic model of 'Crouching Venus' by Doidalsa, later copied in marble by Antoine Coysevox in 1686, commissioned by the Marquis de Louvois for the Château de Versailles

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Property from the estate of Joan Kessler a well regarded textile designer form New York City
very good condition
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