9 June 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 13,750
Estimate USD 1,500 - USD 2,500
A POLYCHROME-DECORATED LIMESTONE BUST OF A MAN HOLDING A BOOK
POSSIBLY 13TH CENTURY, FORMERLY A LARGER FIGURE
Depicted with his right hand raised to his head, with a paper label inscribed '20244... Frankreic... Mitte... V. a d...' and another paper label printed '...de la Terasse PARIS'
18 in. (46 cm.) high
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PROPERTY OF THE WADSWORTH ATHENAEUM MUSEUM OF ART, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE EUROPEAN PAINTINGS AND SCULPTURE PURCHASE FUND (LOTS 111-142)
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