Mother holding child

May 02, 2020. 03:40 UTC
Mother Holding Child
STEVE
United States of America

Category
Sculptures

Acquired from
Other

For sale
Yes
Description

The Sculpture is about 12 inches Tall It weighs a little more than 12 lbs It is Black It appears to have a foil (copper ?) over either Marble , Stone or Plaster. It is signed on the reverse near the bottom but i cannot read the signature

Provenance

unknown

Answered within about 19 hours
May 02, 22:55 UTC
By Sara S

Fair Market Value

$75 - $300 USD

Insurance Value

$375 USD
What does this mean?

Hello Steve,

Thank you for bring Mearto more appraisal inquiries! This item appears to be a bonded stone sculpture depicting a mother and child. The work appears to have been foiled with brass or bronze clad. The signature appears to read Santini. The images upload are a bit fuzzy so please check the signature if that matches.

A. Santini Company was founded by Amilcare Santini. He produced replica figurines in cast resin or bonded alabaster after renowned classical sculptures held in museums. The effort was to offer affordable sculptures to the masses. These figurines are now collectible.

The estimate provided is based on recent auction estimates and results of metal cladded sculptures of similar subject matter by Santini. Thank you and please take care.

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