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Chryselephantine sculpture - Sacred heart of Christ - wood and ivory - signed Baron - France - early 20th century

Lot reference 19093453

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Current bid $378
Next minimum bid $402
Location: Italy
Auction fee: 9% of the winning bid
Shipping to United States: $129.01
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$378 Bidder 3986
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In good condition

The chryselephantine technique was used for the first time by Greek sculptors. In those statues the ivory was completed by gilded parts made of wood or metal. In this way they built a figure of Athena in Aegina.

This technique was resumed during the Art Nouveau period, because ivory was one of the favourite materials of the sculptors of that time.

This sculpture is signed on the wood (Baron) and has a green marble base (another recurrent colour and material of Art Deco). It represents the sacred heart of Jesus blessing. Ivory hands, face and foot. Walnut clothes.
The sculpture has no defects and it’s in very good condition!

Fair dimensions: height 25 cm, base 8 cm x 5 cm.

It is supplied with a certificate that guarantees the period and the origin of the ivory, in accordance with the CITES regulations, signed by Tomassi.

The photos are an integral part of the description. Shipping by express courier.
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    Icona molto bella e completa del suo kiot, imballaggio estremamente accurato, non ha subito nessun danno nemmeno il vetro. Venditore eccellente!!!!
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    dtizio October 11, 2018

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    All OK.
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    Tutto perfetto!! Grazie!
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    adamoanna September 13, 2018

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    All perfect! Fast shipping and perfect packaging. Thank you!!
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    eliseo45 September 11, 2018

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    Beeld in 3 stukken aangekomen. Gereclameerd bij aanbieder. Geen probleem was verzekerd. Meermalen contact geweest. Niets meer vernomen. Bedrag en verzendkosten is dus weggegooid. Aanbieder boycotten!
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    Stroeshofland September 11, 2018

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    Sei un bugiardo. Al postino "Bartolini" hai FIRMATO che hai rotto la scultura 3 giorni dopo che ti é arrivata! Ti ho proposto un rimborso per pietà, ma sei sparito per 8 mesi! Ti denuncio a Catawiki!
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    Tutto ok, grazie!
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    16450 August 22, 2018

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    Al 7 di agosto non è ancora arrivato nulla
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    Roby55 August 7, 2018

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    buongiorno,l'oggetto non è esattamente come da descrizione.le misure sono esattamente 12,8x10cm la cornice,6,8cm la placca.invece nella descrizione indicava 16x10cm e placca 8cm.
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    robitina July 25, 2018

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    Sicuramente c'è stato un problema di trascrizione. Se vuoi restituire l'oggetto avrai il rimborso completo.
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    The worst package I ever got. So badly and unprofessionally packed that the ivory okimono broke when I tried to open it.
    So, I’m very up sad with the seller.
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    Ana8457Ol July 21, 2018

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    Fammi capire: Tu sei arrabbiato con me perché TU ha rotto l'okimono??? Io spedisco i pacchi con spedizione assicurata e li imballo perfettamente. Se vuoi spedirmi l'okimono io lo restauro per te gratuitamente.
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    24 Juni betaald, nu 12 Juli, nog niets ontvangen.
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    user-60ac9d0 July 12, 2018

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    The lot was sent by registered mail on June 25th. You paid on June 24th. I will inform with the courier. I'll let you know as soon as possible.
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    Oggetto perfetto come in descrizione grazie mille
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    maikol26 June 27, 2018

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    FF57 June 26, 2018

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    You're a liar. You paid the lot 27 days after winning it. And only because forced by catawiki. After receiving the feedback, I called you and offered you a refund after seeing the broken glass. You answered that it was not true and that the negative feedback you put it only because you bought something you did not want. When you do not want to buy something you do not have to bid.
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    Très beau
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    Berlureau June 12, 2018

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    Bella scultura......di qualità.....
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    19emiliuccia June 5, 2018

  • Lovely, as described. Packed well. Arrived safely.

    Tomppaseni May 19, 2018

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    Oggetto corrispondente alla descrizione. Spedizione rapida e imballaggio curato. Tutto professionale.
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    beatoarcangelo May 4, 2018

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    Very nice seller, beautiful item as described, fast shipment! Recommended!
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    HPieroni April 25, 2018

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    Prima
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    Big seller!
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    eliseo45 April 14, 2018

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    Tutto Perfetto!
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    adamoanna April 14, 2018

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    Beau produit mais malheureusement vitre cassée dans le transport.
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    fafapat April 12, 2018

  • Very good seller! Thanks a lot

    paolocurir April 10, 2018

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    Danke!Dr.H.Wiegank
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    drhartmutwiegank April 9, 2018

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    Colis bien emballé
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    sharpei06190 March 25, 2018

  • Хороший продавец,быстро ответил на мою просьбу,хорошо упаковал товар.

    il76 March 15, 2018

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United States $129.01
Austria $32.55
Belgium $32.55
Canada $129.01
Denmark $32.55
France $32.55
Germany $32.55
Ireland $32.55
Italy $21.90
Luxembourg $32.55
Netherlands $30.77
Norway $32.55
Poland $32.55
Portugal $32.55
Spain $32.55
Sweden $32.55
Switzerland $41.43
United Kingdom $32.55
Rest of Europe $32.55
Anywhere else $129.01

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