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    Sale 5444

    Town & Country Perspectives - The Charles Plante Collection

    4 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 203

    French School, Circa 1820

    Two designs for sculptural mantel clocks: The first depicting Penthesilea, Queen of the Amazons; The second with The Rape of Europa

    Price Realised  

    French School, Circa 1820
    Two designs for sculptural mantel clocks: The first depicting Penthesilea, Queen of the Amazons; The second with The Rape of Europa
    the first inscribed 'No 2 Penthesileé et Guerrier marbre et bronze' (lower centre); the second numbered 'N:33' (lower centre)
    pencil, pen and black ink and watercolour
    28 x 21 in. (71.1 x 53.3 cm.); and 26 x 19¼ in. (66 x 50.2 cm.)
    two in the lot (2)


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    Literature

    C. Plante, Designs for Gilt Bronze Objects from the French Restoration 1814-1830, London, 2002, pp. 122-125.