14 October 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 16,250
Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000
A PAIR OF PATINATED BRONZE BUSTS OF PHILOSOPHERS
FRENCH, LATE 18TH CENTURY
Depicting Demosthenes and Virgil, each on an ormolu-mounted bleu turquin marble socle with plaques inscribed DEMOSTHENE and VIRGILLE, and further inscribed in ink on the top of the marble socle Virgile No. 2 and Demostene No. 3 and 6 J
10¾ in. (27 cm.) high (2)
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Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 15 April 2005, lot 159.
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