Lot 1329: A PAIR OF GILT AND PATINATED BRONZE FIGURES OF ATLAS MODERN |
October 26, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: one supporting a globe and the other an armillary sphere, on ebonised pedestals, one with inscription ERRANTIUM MOTUS LUMINIUM CANONICA the other MEDIAM ESSE MUNDI TERRAM
These modern figures are attractively made and generally in very good condition. With some minor marks and scratches. The globe is slightly tarnished where it is joined in the middle.
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Dimensions: figures: 140cm. high, 4ft. 7in.; pedestal: 77cm. high; 1ft. 6¼in.