Manner of Nicolo Roccatagliata (Italian, active, 1593-1636) & after Leone Leoni (Italian, 1509-1590): A gilt bronze figural candlestick base & a Renaissance style bronze figural inkwell Hercules the former probably Venetian or Paduan, early 17th century, the later probably late 19th or early 20th century

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Manner of Nicolo Roccatagliata (Italian, active, 1593-1636) & after Leone Leoni (Italian, 1509-1590): A gilt bronze figural candlestick base & a Renaissance style bronze figural inkwell Hercules
the former probably Venetian or Paduan, early 17th century, the later probably late 19th or early 20th century

£ 800 - 1,000
US$ 950 - 1,200
Manner of Nicolo Roccatagliata (Italian, active, 1593-1636) & after Leone Leoni (Italian, 1509-1590): A gilt bronze figural candlestick base & a Renaissance style bronze figural inkwell Hercules
the former probably Venetian or Paduan, early 17th century, the later probably late 19th or early 20th century
the candlestick base of canted tripartpartite form, the sides cast with winged putto masks supported by three kneeling male nudes on conforming scroll base, the inkwell formed as the classical god opening the mouth of a grotesque head flanked by twin quill stands on moulded base, the candlestick base, 11cm high, the inkwell 11.3cm high (2) (2)

Footnotes

  • Please note that a period cast of the Hercules inkwell in this lot was sold at Palais Galliera, lot 335 'Collection d'un Grand Amateur,' 29th Nov - 3rd Dec 1965 (ex collection E. Weinberger, Vienna, cat. de ventre, 1928 no. 178).
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Manner of Nicolo Roccatagliata (Italian, active, 1593-1636) & after Leone Leoni (Italian, 1509-1590): A gilt bronze figural candlestick base & a Renaissance style bronze figural inkwell Hercules the former probably Venetian or Paduan, early 17th century, the later probably late 19th or early 20th century
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