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    Sale 2808

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    15 - 16 December 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 626

    A BRONZE FIGURE OF A TRAVELLING SALESMAN ENTITLED 'LE MARCHAND DE DIEUX ANTIQUES'

    CAST BY SUSSE FRERES FROM THE MODEL BY ALPHONSE AMEDEE CORDONNIER (1848-1930), LATE 19TH OR EARLY 20TH CENTURY

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    A BRONZE FIGURE OF A TRAVELLING SALESMAN ENTITLED 'LE MARCHAND DE DIEUX ANTIQUES'
    CAST BY SUSSE FRERES FROM THE MODEL BY ALPHONSE AMEDEE CORDONNIER (1848-1930), LATE 19TH OR EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    The base signed Cordonnier, with title inscription LE MARCHAND DE DIEUX ANTIQUES, with foundry inscription Susse Fres edrs Paris and with Susse cachet and inscribed Epreuve sur plâtre
    66 cm. high


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    In the Susse Foundry catalogue from the early 20th Century this model is mentioned with order number 557 and with title Marchand de dieux à Pompéi. (P. Kjellberg, Les bronzes du XIXe Siècle, Paris, 1989, p. 674)

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