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    Sale 7592

    Four British Collections Including Important Furniture

    5 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 5

    A MARBLE BUST OF DIANA, TRADITIONALLY A PORTRAIT OF THE COMTESSE DE MONTOZON

    FRENCH, CIRCA 1780-1800

    Price Realised  

    A MARBLE BUST OF DIANA, TRADITIONALLY A PORTRAIT OF THE COMTESSE DE MONTOZON
    FRENCH, CIRCA 1780-1800
    Depicted with her head turned to sinister, wearing a star-studded diadem with a crescent moon, her hair drawn back and trailing in curls over her shoulders; wearing a décolleté blouse and a fur cloak secured by a ribbon; on a circular grey marble socle
    24 in. (61 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 18 July 1957, lot 12 to Partridge.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF THE LATE LORD AND LADY ILIFFE OF BASILDON PARK
    (LOTS 1-23)