• 19th Century Furniture, Sculpt auction at Christies

    Sale 2210

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art & Ceramics

    20 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 72

    A FRENCH PARCEL-GILT AND PATINATED BRONZE FIGURAL GROUP OF AN ARAB HUNTSMAN

    CAST BY A M & B FRÈRES, FROM A MODEL BY LOUIS SAUVAGEAU, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

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    A FRENCH PARCEL-GILT AND PATINATED BRONZE FIGURAL GROUP OF AN ARAB HUNTSMAN
    CAST BY A M & B FRÈRES, FROM A MODEL BY LOUIS SAUVAGEAU, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    Signed Sauvageau/Sculpteur/AM&B Fres
    25 5/8 in. (65 cm.) high; 28½ in. (72.3 cm.) wide


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    The present figural group is closely related to Louis Sauvageau's composition Cavalier chassant le tigre, which was also cast by the same fondeur and illustrated in P. Kjellberg, Les Bronzes du XIXeSiècle, Paris, 1989, p. 611.