24 September 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 6,000
Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
A PAIR OF FRENCH BRONZE FIGURES ENTITLED 'LA PORTEUSE' AND 'LE GUERRIER ARABE'
CAST FROM THE MODELS BY JEAN-JULES SALMSON, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
Each signed SALMSON to the naturalistic base and on a black-lacquered spreading plinth
The taller: 22¾ in. (58 cm.) high (2)
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Another pair of bronze casts of this model sold Christie's New York, 9 April 2008, lot 78 ($11,875).
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