Lot 215

PROFESSOR GIOVANNI BESJI (ITALIAN, LATE 19TH CENTURY SCHOOL): A CARVED ALABASTER BUST OF A MAIDEN ON PEDESTAL ENTITLED ‘GIUDITTA’
the young beauty wearing a fabric headdress and looking to dexter, her dress finely carved with flowerhead (with traces of gilding), signed ‘Prof G Besji’, on a plinth with canted angles, raised on a pedestal with square canted shelf over ringed cylindrical shaft and raised on a stepped base, 
the bust 42cm high, 147cm high overall

Estimate: £500-£800