HEIGHT = 20 inches
Diameter of BASE = 7 inches
VALUE = $275-$425
There is a metal plate attached to the base saying " LULLI "
In 1632 Giovanni Battista Lulli was born into poverty in Florence.
He became a talented violinist and dancer - later a noted composer.
Discovered and brought to France, he became Jean Baptiste de Lully, the czar of music under Louis XIV.
Composer of music for the Royal Ballet, scores to accompany the plays of Moliere and numerous operas for the King of France, he died in 1687.
There is a cabbage pot between the legs of the statue
representing that Lulli came from poverty -- playing in the streets for donations