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    Sale 7598

    Russian Art

    11 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 385

    A bronze figure of a resting dog

    CAST FROM A MODEL BY NIKOLAI LIBERICH INSCRIBED IN CYRILLIC 'N. LIEBERICH' AND ENGRAVED 'FABR.C.F. WOERFFEL. ST. PETERSBURG.'

    Price Realised  

    A bronze figure of a resting dog
    cast from a model by Nikolai Liberich inscribed in Cyrillic 'N. Lieberich' and engraved 'Fabr.C.F. Woerffel. St. Petersburg.'
    Realistically cast, lying with outstretched fore-paw and raised head, inscribed in Cyrillic 'N. Liberich' around the collar and engraved in Russian 'Fabr. C.F. Woerffel. St. Petersburg.' under right paw
    14 1/8 in. (35.8 cm.) long


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    Nicholas Ivanovich Leiberich (1828-1883) modelled this and other dogs in many poses.

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