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19th century, Italian, well carved example of the robed figure with spread hand standing on a snake with fruit in its mouth, set on an ivory plinth, with original leather two door case retaining an old paper label reading "Articles Religieux Heckmann & Ossant, Sculpteurs s/ Ivoire, 57, Rue Bonaparte, Paris."
Ivory 5.5 in.The Estate of Ms. Frances Jefferson Bowman, Wytheville, VA
Chips and losses to fingertips; re-glued to base; small base chip at back of plinth; toning to verso; wear to case. This lot contains animal or plant material that may be restricted under federal, state, and/or local law. Please refer to our Terms and Conditions of Sale.