• European Noble and Private Col auction at Christies

    Sale 2835

    European Noble and Private Collections

    15 - 16 December 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 459

    A BRONZE FIGURE OF A LIONESS 'LIONNE PRÊTE À BONDIR'

    CAST FROM THE MODEL BY JACQUES MERCULIANO (1859-1935), FIRST QUARTER 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A BRONZE FIGURE OF A LIONESS 'LIONNE PRÊTE À BONDIR'
    CAST FROM THE MODEL BY JACQUES MERCULIANO (1859-1935), FIRST QUARTER 20TH CENTURY
    The animal prowling on a rocky marble base signed Merculiano
    35 cm. high x 62 cm. wide x 25 cm. deep


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    Another smaller cast of this model is illustrated in P. Kjellberg, Les Bronzes du XIXe Siècle, Paris, 1989, p. 492.

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