• Architectural Heritage: The Ad auction at Christies

    Sale 5458

    Architectural Heritage: The Adrian and Suzy Puddy Collection

    10 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 107

    A FRENCH CARVED MARBLE MODEL OF A LION

    BY ARMAND-PIERRE CATTIER (1830-1892), LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH CARVED MARBLE MODEL OF A LION
    BY ARMAND-PIERRE CATTIER (1830-1892), LATE 19TH CENTURY
    Depicted on a rocky out-crop, inscribed 'A.CATTIER'
    23½ in. (59.5 cm.) high; 25 in. (63.5 cm.) wide; 9½ in. (24 cm.) deep


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    Cattier studied under the Belgium sculptor Eugène Simonis and made his debut at the Salon in 1857. Examples of his work can be seen in Brussels at the Palais de Justice and in the Place du Luxembourg with his monument to John Cockerill.

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