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    Sale 2808

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    15 - 16 December 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 619

    A BRONZE GROUP OF A FEMALE NUDE ON A LION 'LÖWENBRAUT'

    CAST BY GLADENBECK FROM THE MODEL BY MAX VALENTIN (GERMAN, 1875-?)

    Price Realised  

    A BRONZE GROUP OF A FEMALE NUDE ON A LION 'LÖWENBRAUT'
    CAST BY GLADENBECK FROM THE MODEL BY MAX VALENTIN (GERMAN, 1875-?)
    The shaped rectangular base signed Valentin fec. and inscribed AKtien=Gesellschaft.Gladenbeck./Berlin. Friedrichshagen., mounted on a veined dark green marble plinth
    28 cm. high x 29.5 cm. wide x 8.5 cm. deep


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    By repute this bronze sculpture was a gift from Otto Frank (1889-1980) to Willem Zaaiman on his silver wedding on 25 November 1950; and by descent to the present owner.

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