Benedetto Boschetti (Italian, fl. 1820-70): A mid 19th century marmo rosso antico Model of a Water Trough or Cistern,

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Benedetto Boschetti (Italian, fl. 1820-70): A mid 19th century marmo rosso antico Model of a Water Trough or Cistern,

Sold for £ 13,742 (US$ 17,180) inc. premium
Benedetto Boschetti (Italian, fl. 1820-70): A mid 19th century marmo rosso antico Model of a Water Trough or Cistern,
of fluted rectangular form with eliptical ends, the front carved with a central baccanalian grotesque mask roundel above a pair of cornucopia, and flanked at either end by cupids riding walking lions, on lions paw feet and raised on a black marble rectangular base, signed to one end, B. BOSCHETTI ROMA, (chip to nose of mask and back rim, small chips to base), 56 cm. wide, 24 cm. deep, 27 cm. high.

Footnotes

  • Working in Rome in the mid 19th century, little is known of Boschetti's life although he is known to have produced bronzes and sculpted marble plaques, bas reliefs and medallions. His work, usually of classical inspiration is represented with a series of marble friezes which he executed for the Villa Albani and Adriana in Rome.
Benedetto Boschetti (Italian, fl. 1820-70): A mid 19th century marmo rosso antico Model of a Water Trough or Cistern,
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