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19th century
Cupid player

18 000 €

La Pendulerie SRL

19th century
Paolina Borghese

28 000 €

La Pendulerie SRL

19th century
Faun and Bacchant

35 000 €

La Pendulerie SRL

19th century
Bacchant  with eagle

28 000 €

La Pendulerie SRL

<   16th century
Draped Female Figure / Angel

32 000 €

Desmet Galerie

18th century
Pair of Marble Putti

52 000 €

Desmet Galerie

<   16th century
Foliated Twisted column

45 000 €

Desmet Galerie

19th century
Lions Marble sculptures

20 500 €

D'Orey Tiles

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Marble sculpture

The first use of marble in sculpture dates back to more than 6,000 years ago in Egypt, and definitely even earlier in Mesopotamia. The Greek and Roman civilisations continued this sculptural art with polished stone. Marble, which was mainly used to construct edifices and everyday objects, experienced its first golden age in the fifteenth century, particularly during the Italian Renaissance.

Over the centuries, marble fulfilled every desire for splendour, monumental works, and luxury. A combination of elegance and timelessness, marble gives sculpture a prestigious quality that remains unaffected by the passage of time. It remains the favourite of purists and aesthetes.