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    Sale 5362

    Christie's Interiors

    12 August 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 375

    A FRENCH BRONZE GROUP OF A TIGER AND A GAVIAL

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

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    A FRENCH BRONZE GROUP OF A TIGER AND A GAVIAL
    AFTER Antoine-Louis Barye (1795-1875), late 19th Century
    Set on an oval naturalistic base
    4¼ in. (10.8 cm.) high; 10¾ in. (27.4 cm.) long


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    First exhibited in 1831 and listed in Barye's 1847 catalogue, the model is illustrated in Jane Horswell, Les Animaliers, p.66.

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