• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 7841

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe

    29 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 229

    A PAIR OF FRENCH IVORY FEMALE FIGURES EMBLEMATIC OF SUMMER AND WINTER

    THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF FRENCH IVORY FEMALE FIGURES EMBLEMATIC OF SUMMER AND WINTER
    THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    Summer modelled with a loose robe, with a bird and wheat sheafs, the base inscribed 'HR'; Winter with lion's pelt, cup and grapes, each on a circular tapering base
    Summer: 14 3/8 in. (36.5 cm.) high
    Winter: 14 in. (36 cm.) high (2)


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