Giovanni Pozzo A Large and Fine Italian Oval Ivory Relief

9828 Workshop of Giovanni Pozzo (Pozzi) (1670 – 1752)

A large and fine Italian oval ivory relief, ‘Dancing Nymphs’ after the design of Guglielmo della Porta, showing ten nymphs dancing to the music of attendants in a mountainous landscape with buildings in the distance. Carved from a single piece of ivory, no damage, several drilled holes to the edges presumably for mounting.

 

Italian, Rome.

C.1720.

 

Height: 13.6 cm (5.3/8 ins)

Width: 25.3 cm (10 ins)                                                   Sold

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