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    Sale 7614

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

    24 September 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 17

    A PAIR OF FRENCH BRONZE MODELS OF THE MARLY HORSES ON ORMOLU-MOUNTED CUT-BRASS INLAID TORTOISESHELL 'BOULLE' PLINTHS

    AFTER THE MODELS BY GUILLAUME COUSTOU, LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF FRENCH BRONZE MODELS OF THE MARLY HORSES ON ORMOLU-MOUNTED CUT-BRASS INLAID TORTOISESHELL 'BOULLE' PLINTHS
    AFTER THE MODELS BY GUILLAUME COUSTOU, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    Each rearing horse with attendant on naturalistically-cast base, one tapering plinth decorated with scrolled arabesques in première-partie, the other in contre-partie
    The bronzes: 23 in. (58.5 cm.) high
    The plinths: 8¾ in. (22 cm.) high; 30 in. (76 cm.) wide; 17½ in. (44.5 cm.) deep (2)


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