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    Sale 5372

    Christie's Interiors- Style & Spirit

    18 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 335

    A SEVRES BISCUIT PORCELAIN GROUP OF PYGMALION AND GALATEA

    CIRCA 1770, INCISED B MARK FOR BACHELIER

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    A SEVRES BISCUIT PORCELAIN GROUP OF PYGMALION AND GALATEA
    CIRCA 1770, INCISED B MARK FOR BACHELIER
    Modelled with Pygmalion kneeling in astonishment at his statue of Galatea coming to life, Cupid behind, another putto beside him, on rectangular base
    14 in. (35.5 cm.) high


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