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GIUSEPPE BESSI (ITALIAN, 1857-1922) CARVED MARBLE AND ALABASTER BUST OF A WOMAN,

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GIUSEPPE BESSI (ITALIAN, 1857-1922) CARVED MARBLE AND ALABASTER BUST OF A WOMAN,
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GIUSEPPE BESSI (ITALIAN, 1857-1922) CARVED MARBLE AND ALABASTER BUST OF A WOMAN, titled on base front "MIGNON", having inset head, hexagonal platform base, signed on the reverse "Prof. G. Bessi". Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century. 9 5/8" HOA.
Catalogue note: Mignon was a heroine in an 1866 opera by Ambroise Thomas. She was kidnapped by Gypsies as a child and eventually reunited with her father.
Condition
Mostly undamaged having flake to lower back base corner.
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GIUSEPPE BESSI (ITALIAN, 1857-1922) CARVED MARBLE AND ALABASTER BUST OF A WOMAN,

Estimate $100 - $150
Oct 15, 2022
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Starting Price $50
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2157: GIUSEPPE BESSI (ITALIAN, 1857-1922) CARVED MARBLE AND ALABASTER BUST OF A WOMAN,
Sold for $27510 Bids
Est. $100 - $150Starting Price $50
Fine & Decorative Arts - Day Two
Oct 15, 2022 9:00 AM EDT
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Lot 2157 Details
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GIUSEPPE BESSI (ITALIAN, 1857-1922) CARVED MARBLE AND ALABASTER BUST OF A WOMAN, titled on base front "MIGNON", having inset head, hexagonal platform base, signed on the reverse "Prof. G. Bessi". Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century. 9 5/8" HOA.
Catalogue note: Mignon was a heroine in an 1866 opera by Ambroise Thomas. She was kidnapped by Gypsies as a child and eventually reunited with her father.
Condition
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<i>Mostly undamaged having flake to lower back base corner.</i>
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