• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2308

    Russian Art

    23 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 245

    A Bronze Group of a Couple Riding in a Horse-Drawn Carriage

    CAST BY C.F. WOERFFEL AFTER THE MODEL BY VASILII GRACHEV, LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A Bronze Group of a Couple Riding in a Horse-Drawn Carriage
    Cast by C.F. Woerffel after the model by Vasilii Grachev, late 19th century
    On a rectangular base with canted corners,~cast as a coachman driving a horse-drawn carriage on a cobblestone street, a couple seated in the carriage, the woman holding an umbrella, signed in Cyrillic 'GRACHEV' and with the foundry mark 'C.F. WOERFFEL', the base with a plaque engraved 'TSWOSCHICK'
    12 in. (30.5 cm.) long


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    Pre-Lot Text

    SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITION FUND OF THE CANTON MUSEUM OF ART