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Antique Pair of Bronze & Ivory Dutch Figures by Joseph D’Aste

Joseph D’Aste, Italian (active 1905-1935)

A pair of gilt bronze & ivory figures of a Dutch boy and girl dressed in traditional costumes, standing with their hands in pockets. Both supported by turned onyx socles, signed ‘D’Aste to each base. Numbered ’54’ to the boys clog.

Born in Naples he worked as a portrait and figure sculptor in the early part of the 20th century.

Height 9 ¼” (23.5cm)

Width 3 ½” (8.9cm)

Depth 3 ½” (8.9cm)


Circa 1910