• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5976

    Christie's Interiors

    6 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 335

    A DANISH TERRACOTTA BUST OF THE VENUS DE MILO

    BY P. IPSEN, AFTER THE ANTIQUE, LATE 19TH CENTURY

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    A DANISH TERRACOTTA BUST OF THE VENUS DE MILO
    BY P. IPSEN, AFTER THE ANTIQUE, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    With an impressed makers stamp 'P.IPSEN KJOBENHARN ENERET, 606'
    24 in. (61 cm.) high


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    Rasmus Peter Ipsen (1815-1860) founded his terracotta firm in Copenhagen in 1843 where he produced Neo-Classic objects for a wealthy Danish and international clientele.

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