• The Decorative Arts Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2845

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    23 - 24 March 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 386

    A FRENCH BRONZE FIGURE ENTITLED 'LIONNE BLESÉ'

    CAST BY SIOT-DECAUVILLE FROM THE MODEL BY CHARLES VALTON (1851-1918), LATE 19TH EARLY 20TH CENTURY

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    A FRENCH BRONZE FIGURE ENTITLED 'LIONNE BLESÉ'
    CAST BY SIOT-DECAUVILLE FROM THE MODEL BY CHARLES VALTON (1851-1918), LATE 19TH EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    The naturalistic base signed CH. VALTON and stamped SIOT PARIS
    55 cm. high x 88 cm. wide


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    Another cast of the same size is illustrated in P. Kjellberg, Les Bronzes du XIXe Sièle, Paris, 1989, p. 636.

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    Provenance

    Acquired from C. van Nieuwkoop.