"Snake Charmer", carrara white marble sculpture, bronze with brown patina for the face the hands of the figure's feet, as well as the snake. Black marble base. Signed and located: A. Morelli Florence. Produced in the Art Deco period (early 20th century). Beautiful general condition, tiny shards, some restored.
Alfredo Morelli (19th/Xxth century) active in Florence, exhibited at international exhibitions (Belgium, Netherlands...), in 1898 he participated in the design of Rossini's funeral monument in Santa Croce (Florence).
Note that the photo of an identical sculpture illustrates the jacket and preamble (p.12) of the Dictionary of Sculptors "Les Orientalists" by Stéphane Richemond.
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