Early C19th Regency period carved marble sculpture of a hound .
Sculpted in white Carrara marble , well carved study of a dog in a lying prone alert pose. Carved from a single piece of marble with integral canted corner plinth base .
The rear haunches depicted with the legs and tail wrapped and folded underneath the prone body . Good definition and detail to the paws and claws, the mouth partially open exposing teeth . The raised head of slightly naive design .
Charming Regency period sculpture in good original condition with no damage or repairs . The marble of a polished patina and creamier in colour than in photographs.
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Internal Ref: ML 1701 ...show less description
Height = 10 cm (4")
Width = 20 cm (8")
Depth = 12 cm (5")
About the Date of Manufacture
This antique was produced in the Regency period (1811-1820). Regency in Great Britain was a period when King George III was deemed unfit to rule and his son ruled as his proxy as Prince Regent. On the death of George III in 1820, the Prince Regent became George IV. The formal Regency lasted 1811–1820.