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Lot 646: AFTER BENJAMIN EDWARD SPENCE (1822–1866): A CARVED
19 October 2016
Alphen Drive, Constantia, South AfricaLive Auction
AFTER BENJAMIN EDWARD SPENCE (1822–1866): A CARVED WHITE MARBLE FIGURE 'HIGHLAND MARY' raised on a circular base, chip
'Highland Mary' is inspired by the life of the Scottish poet, Robert Burns (1759-1796), who eulogised his undying love for the young Highland girl, Mary Morison, in a poem of the same title. 40cm high