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Grand Tour Bronze And Marble Statue Of St. Peter


£900 | $1,108 USD | €1,019 EUR
Item Number: SA900183
Date of manufacture: 1880
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Cella
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A good complete example of a 19th century Grand Tour patinated bronze and marble cabinet model of the statue of St. Peter after the original by Arnolfo di Cambio’s (1245-1302) in the Vatican Basilica in Rome. The bronze St Peter is depicted sitting on a marble throne, dressed in a philosophical stole, with his left hand holding the keys to heaven close to his chest, and the right raised in the act of blessing. The throne is carved out of white statuary marble, the base inset with three Marmo Levanto panels on a grey Bardiglio marble slab base. This model has retained its halo which is so often missing. Rome, circa 1880.
Based just off the King's Road in Langton Street, Chelsea, London, we are dealers in fine decorative antiques from the 18th and 19th Centuries. We specialise in this era of enlightenment, neoclassicism and the Grand Tour, with its far reaching influence on style and taste in Britain, Continental Europe and beyond: elegance in the age of Napoleon. Our extensive stock covers all aspects of this period and decorative antiques influenced by the period. We constantly source new, beautiful items and upload to our site regularly. We are first and foremost antique collectors with over thirty years of experience; we only buy what we love and we hope you will too. All items can be viewed by appointment at our premises in Chelsea at a time convenient to you. Additional images can be supplied on request. More items are available on our website
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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1880.


Height = 26 cm (10.2")
Width = 11 cm (4.3")
Depth = 12.5 cm (4.9")

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