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Lot 245: A large Amphora ceramic bust, "L''Innocence", Austria, circa 1900
December 15, 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
A large Amphora ceramic bust, "L''Innocence"
Austria, circa 1900
The base stamped "4344."
H: 29 in.
Chips throughout consistent with age; some losses to flowers in hair - 6 missing petals, one repaired petal, one missing leaf. One repaired petal to dress, and two small areas of green over painting to dress sleeves. Multiple hairline cracks to body - the longest beginning at base, and continuing upward along the bust's side. Another, possibly originating from the first mentioned, spanning the width of the midsection of bust's front.
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