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19th Century Italian Carved Wood Sculpture c.1880

Ref: 1895 / LA41202

£19,500

$24,956 - €21,930

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Description

An outstanding 19th century Italian carved wood sculpture of a bearded troubadour playing a mandolin standing on a draped pedestal with one foot on the pedestal and the other on a casket, carved in limewood by the famous Italian wood carver "Valentino Panciera Besarel" (zoldo 1829-1902)

Valentino Besarel - 1829-1902 - won great acclaim at the Vienna exhibition in 1873 and won a gold medal at the 1878 Paris exhibition, his clients included prince of Wales (later Edward VII) grand dukes Serge and Paul of Russia, prince Frederick III of Germany, the king of Italy and many other members of European royalty. This piece is signed "V Besarel Venezia" and dates from the late 19th century.


Measurements

Height : 1828.8 mm - 72 in

Width : 558.8 mm - 22 in

Depth : 355.6 mm - 14 in

Declaration

Martlesham Antiques has clarified that the 19th Century Italian carved wood sculpture (1895 / LA41202) is antique and it's date/period of manufacture is 1880.

Condition

This piece is in very good condition for it's age, but there are minor splits due to it's age.

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