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LOT 1713

Estimate
GBP (£) 150 - 200
EUR (€) 170 - 220
USD ($) 160 - 220

Price
£135 (EUR 151; USD 147) (+bp*)

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POST MEDIEVAL LAPIS LAZULI STATUETTE OF DEMETER
18TH-19TH CENTURY A.D.
2 1/8 in. (14.4 grams, 55 mm).

A free-standing Grand Tour statuette of the goddess Demeter, carved from brilliant blue lapis lazuli; modelled in the round standing on an integral polygonal base, wearing a floor-length peplos and mantle, holding a cornucopia.

PROVENANCE:
Private UK collection.
Property of a Cambridgeshire gentleman.

CONDITION