15th Century Italian Amorino


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"15th Century Italian Amorino"
A 1400s Florentine Amorino/Spiritello in bronze stylistically related to similar models by Verrocchio and Riccio.Balanced on one foot sharing this with Verrocchio's winged cherub fountain though clearly not a copy, further no other casts have been locarted of the present bronze. It anticipates the similarly balanced bronze Mercury of Giambologna a century later. Total height is 6 1/2 inches including antique Ebony wood socle.

Price : $4,000
Period: Before 16th century
Style: Quattrocento
Condition : Excellent with attractive period patina

Material : Bronze
Width : 2 3/4 inches
Height : 4 inches

Reference : 301
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