|A fine and large antique italian Carrera marble sculpture signed and dated Francesco Garjavini sculpt 1877.
A scantily dressed cherub standing with wind swept hair in a chariot amidst swirling clouds and doves and on a shaped octagonal fitted base.
Signed Francesco Garjavini Sculpt 1877 Firenze PJ Marco No 1.
The marble stands upon a rotating green serpentine marble base.
Francesco Garjavini was a pupil of Ulise Gambi in Florence and later of Lorenzo Bartolini>
He first exhibited in 1864.
Marble 38 inches high ( 96 cms) the base 17 inches high by 16 inch diameter ( 42 cms by 40 cms)
Combined height 55 inches ( 137.5 cms).