Property of a Northern California Collection
An Italian marble group of five young musicians raised on separate verde antico marble pedestal
early 20th century
The ensemble of festive, singing children playing pipes, drums, cymbals or a cello, standing on a ground with cornucopia and jester's scepter or marotte, the stepped oval plinth with cartouche inscribed SAI LITE flanked by IN ADUNDANTIA VOLUPTAS, unsigned, raised on fluted pedestal with fluted standard on octagonal base.
greatest height of group 31 1/4in; length 44in; depth 14in; height of pedestal 41in; length 45in