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    Sale 5412

    The Sunday Sale : The Langford Hall Collection, Nottinghamshire - Property of the late Mr & Mrs Patrick Radford

    6 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 54

    A PAIR OF FRENCH BRONZE GROUPS OF FAUNS AND BACCHANTE

    AFTER CLODION, LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF FRENCH BRONZE GROUPS OF FAUNS AND BACCHANTE
    AFTER CLODION, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    One a Faun and a Bacchante with a putto, the other two Bacchante and a baby faun, both signed Clodion the latter dated 1762 and both with stamped foundry numbers
    18½ in. (47 cm.) and 22½ in. (57 cm.) high (2)


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    Jean-Michel Claude known as Clodion was a celebrated sculptor in Paris in the 18th century who worked primarily in terracotta and marble. The bronze models after his designs were cast well after the sculptor's death mostly in the late 19th Century.

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