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    Sale 5281

    The Sunday Sale

    9 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 105

    A FRENCH BRONZE MODEL OF THE STALLION 'DJINN, ETALON BARBE'

    AFTER PIERRE JULES MENE, EARLY 20TH CENTURY

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    A FRENCH BRONZE MODEL OF THE STALLION 'DJINN, ETALON BARBE'
    AFTER PIERRE JULES MENE, EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    Standing on a naturalistic oval base signed P.J. MENE. 1846 and inscribed DJINNETALON BARBE
    11½in. (29cm.) high


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    Number 43 in Mene's catalogue, Djinn, Etalon Barbe, or as it's perhaps better known, Cheval a la Barriere, was first shown at the 1849 Salon. The current example is cast without the fencing found at the back of the base on the original. See Jane Horswell, Les Animaliers, 1971, p.155.

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