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    Sale 5362

    Christie's Interiors

    12 August 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 173

    A FRENCH BRONZE GROUP OF A JAGUAR ATTACKING A CROCODILE

    CAST BY BARBEDIENNE, AFTER ANTOINE-LOUIS BARYE (1795-1875), LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH BRONZE GROUP OF A JAGUAR ATTACKING A CROCODILE
    CAST BY BARBEDIENNE, AFTER ANTOINE-LOUIS BARYE (1795-1875), LATE 19TH CENTURY
    The base signed BARYE and inscribed F. BARBEDIENNE, PARIS to the side, black ink numbers and stamped '43Z' under base
    9¼in. (23.5cm.) wide


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    It is estimated that less than thirty casts were produced from 1862 until the end of Bayre's life. After 1876 this model was edited by the foundry firm of Barbedienne until the mid 1920s.

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