CA0468 Grand Tour Bacchanalian Sarcophagus signed Nisini
Fascinating and very rare 19th century Grand Tour verdigris bronze model of a Roman sarcophagus decorated with a bacchanalian procession on classical paw feet, after the antique. Good large size, beautiful patina, signed 'G. Nisini Roma' to the rear for the Giovanni Nisini Foundry in Rome whose showroom was at 63 via del Babuino and won gold medals at the 1894 Antwerp Exhibition and the 1900 Exposition Universelle in Paris. Presented on a substantial Levanto marble block base. Rome, circa 1880.
H 16.5cm x W 34cm x D 12.5cm