• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 27

    A BRONZE FIGURE OF A SEATED CAT

    Price Realised  

    A BRONZE FIGURE OF A SEATED CAT
    Hollow cast, ears alert, wearing a broad beaded collar, tail curled around the right side, on marble base
    16 cm. high


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    Provenance

    Formerly in the collection of Baron H. W. Herwarth von Bittenfeld (1871-1942);
    Acquired in the 1960s or early 1970s.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note this item should not be dated, Christie's does not guarantee the authenticity of this lot.
    This lot is sold as is and not subject to return.
    The estimate should read 100-150 euro and not as stated in the printed catalogue and e-catalogue.


    Exhibited

    Rotterdam, Historisch Museum, Bezeten Bezit, Keuzetentoonstelling uit de verzameling van Mevrouw Elias-Vaes te Rotterdam, exhibition catalogue, 18 April - 1 August 1970, no. 689.