Tornati B. - Scuola G. Cacciapuoti - Beautiful panther

Description
Tornati B. - Scuola G. Cacciapuoti - Beautiful panther
Italy - early 1900s - Silver terracotta

Bruno Tornati - Beautiful Art Nouveau terracotta sculpture covered in silver foil, lacquered wood black base, signature ‘Tornati B.’ engraved on the base of the sculpture, period 1925/1930,
Sculpture dimensions: height approx. 23 cm, length approx. 44 cm, width approx. 12 cm.
Base dimensions: approx. 50 x 15 x 3 cm
Overall weight: approx. 3.800 kg
Small crack in the right back leg that has been restored, one canine fang is of real ivory, the other fangs are made of wood.
There is some patina on the silver plating due to the ageing.

Lot details
Object
Beautiful panther
Material
Silver terracotta
Designer/ Artist
Tornati B. - Scuola G. Cacciapuoti
Style
Art Nouveau
Estimated Period
early 1900s
Country of Origin
Italy
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
23×12×44 cm
Weight
3800 g
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