Full Details for Lot 322
Sale DEC09A Lot 322
Copeland Parianware figure "The Veiled Bride" modelled by Raphaelle Monti 14.5" high made for the `Crystal Palace Art Union', the bride is captured deep in thought beneath her diaphanous veil secured in place by a chaplet of blossom, and raised on a circular socle, impressed signature R Monti and Copeland. The base is impressed Crystal Palace Art Union This is probably the most celebrated of all parian busts and brought acclaim to the sculptor when first exhibited. See Paul Atterbury (Ed.), The Parian Phenomenon, p. 180, fig. 586
Estimate £ 300-500
Two chips to the base and two very minor chips to the underside of her arm
Sold for £3300
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