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    Sale 7745

    Important European Furniture, Sculpture & Clocks

    9 July 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 83

    A BRONZE MODEL OF MERCURY IN FLIGHT

    AFTER GIAMBOLOGNA, ITALIAN, FIRST HALF 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A BRONZE MODEL OF MERCURY IN FLIGHT
    AFTER GIAMBOLOGNA, ITALIAN, FIRST HALF 18TH CENTURY
    On an integrally cast circular plinth; medium brown patina with lighter high points; minor damages
    20¾ in. (52.7 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Listed in the inventory made by John Lloyd Clayton (1796-1855) in 1833 for No. 6 Chandos Street, Cavendish Square, London, W1 and by descent to Michael Copeman.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN