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    Large Bronze Statue of a WWI Italian Soldier Throwing a Grenade. 16½" tall, bronze, signed "L. Coti" and marked "Mozzanica" (a town in the Lombardy region of Italy where the bronze was likely cast). A superb bronze which makes up in movement what it lacks in detail. The soldier, wearing his Adrian-style helmet, appears to spring up through the rocks as he is caught at the moment of throwing a stick-type grenade. His other hand is clutching at his chest, either in a patriotic gesture or perhaps signifying he's been wounded and this is his final act. The bronze is in excellent condition though it's possible the stick grenade is a replacement. This is a handsome bronze which would perfectly accent a collector's study or collecting room.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2011
    25th Saturday
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