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    Sale 7608

    Important European Furniture and Sculpture

    10 July 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 25

    A BRONZE GROUP OF THE LAOCÖON

    AFTER THE ANTIQUE, PROBABLY ROMAN, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A BRONZE GROUP OF THE LAOCÖON
    AFTER THE ANTIQUE, PROBABLY ROMAN, 18TH CENTURY
    Depicting Laocöon seated to the centre, flanked by his sons and battling the serpents; on an integrally cast stepped plinth and a modern rectangular parcel-gilt ebonised wood base; dark brown patina with medium brown high points; minor casting flaws; minor losses
    14 in. (36 cm.) high


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