12 Italian Carved Alabaster Fruits by Guiseppe Bessi

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Twelve highly realistic Italian carved alabaster fruit pieces. These are hand carved and hand decorated. Very high quality.In never-displayed, never-unwrapped condition in original packing and cardboard carton. I unwapped them for viewing.

The box bears a small label: "Genuine Alabaster Ware, Handcarved in Italy by Ditta Prof. Bessi". Most of the fruit pieces bear small round "Made in Italy" labels. Circa 1960s.

The 12 pieces in this set are: red apple, yellow apple, half apple, plum, tangerine, banana, pear, cherry, peach, apricot, lemon, and orange.
Dimensions (WxDxH):
Box: 12.5"w x 10"d x 4"h
Estimated dimensions of a few of the pieces:
Pear: 3.5"h x 2.5" diameter
Orange: 3"w x 3"d
Banana: 5"w
Excellent with age appropriate patina
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