19thc Victorian Parian ware Females and Cherubs Fountain Allegorical Sculpture
An outstanding and impressive 19th century Victorian Parian Ware Allegorical Females and Cherubs Fountain Sculpture; marked with a B inside a Royal Crown beside a Capital M, with impressed numbers 6530 57", featuring cherubs holding a string of flower garlands with outstretched wing eagles about the fountain bath, females string flowers around the fountain stem, Greek key base raised on four foliate adorned lion's claw feet. The piece would make an impressive gift or addition to any fine household or collection. - SIZE: 13-3/4" Height x 9-1/4" Diameter. - CONDITION: Some small damages through, some old repairs and restorations, overall very good condition.
Gustav Klimt, 1862-1918, Austrian, Allegory Of Sculpture, 1896. Black pencil, graphite pencil, wash and gold, 41.8 x 31.3 cm. Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, Vienna. Symbolism, Vienna Secession, Art Nouveau.
Veiled Truth detail (also called Modesty or Chastity) 1750 by Antonio Corradini - Sansevero Chapel, Naples, Italy. The statue is an allegory of Knowledge, It hides the pain of an orphan child, as well as many other secrets of his that we may never discover.