ANTIQUE 20thC ITALIAN EUGENIO AVOLIO SOLID SILVER SCULPTURES, NAPLES c.1930

ANTIQUE 20thC ITALIAN EUGENIO AVOLIO SOLID SILVER SCULPTURES, NAPLES c.1930

5,595.00

Antique 20th Century Italian E.Avolio solid silver pair of sculptures with gilded rococo bases, one representing two putti holding grapevine and the other representing one putti covered with a cloak. The quality of the sculptures is very fine, heavy and well modelled, made by one of the greatest Italian silversmiths of the early 20th Century. All figures signed E.Avolio

REFERENCE NUMBER: A4605

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 20th Century Italian E.Avolio solid silver pair of sculptures with gilded rococo bases, one representing two putti holding grapevine and the other representing one putti covered with a cloak. The quality of the sculptures is very fine, heavy and well modelled, made by one of the greatest Italian silversmiths of the early 20th Century. All figures signed E.Avolio (Eugenio Avolio, Naples, active 1876-1930), a very important silversmith specializing in impressive sculptural pieces inspired to Classical art. His pieces are rarely hallmarked.

CONDITION

In Great Condition - No damage.

SIZE (1)

Height: 25cm
Width: 16 x 12cm
Weight: 2190g
 

SIZE (2)

Height: 24cm
Width: 16 x 12cm
Weight: 2660g