31 March 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 1,875
Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500
A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU FIGURES OF SUMMER AND WINTER
CAST BY FERDINAND BARBEDIENNE, PARIS, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
Each raised on a rouge marble base, signed F. BARBEDIENNE
8 ½ in. (21.5 cm.) high
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Acquired from Georges de Batz, New York, in 1959.
Eugenia Woodward Hitt Collection.
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