Lot 1113* - A182 Furniture, Porcelain & Silver - Thursday, 21. September 2017, 10.00 AM

PAIR OF FAIENCE WILD BOARS AFTER A MODEL FROM ANTIQUITY, 'IL PORCELLINO',

Italy, ca. 1800. SALE ROOM NOTICE: Revised dating of probably 19th century.
Each on a rectangular plinth, white glaze with craquelure, the base with a manganese wash. No mark.
L 50 cm, 52 cm.

Made after a Hellenistic model from Antiquity (336-30 B.C.), which was copied and reproduced from the Renaissance up until the 19th century within Italy and beyond its borders.
See also: Haskell, N. Penny, Taste and the Antique: The Lure of Classical Sculpture, 1500-1900, London, 1981, pp. 329-31).

CHF 6 000 / 9 000

€ 5 260 / 7 890

Sold for CHF 23 300 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.