A French marble bust of a laughing boy, in the style of Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, late 19th century, on a modern brushed steel plinth, 29cm high, together with an Italian alabaster bust of a young girl reading a book, early 20th century, 23cm high, (2)The laughing boy - small, old weathered losses in areas such as the tip of the nose and the hair. The neck and forehead with small pocked holes. Surface dirt. The young girl - good, clean overall condition with very minor scuffs in one or two places. A nick to the collar of her blouse at the back of her neck.