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    Sale 7745

    Important European Furniture, Sculpture & Clocks

    9 July 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 165

    A TERRACOTTA BUST OF A GENTLEMAN

    FRENCH OR ENGLISH, CIRCA 1790

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A TERRACOTTA BUST OF A GENTLEMAN
    FRENCH OR ENGLISH, CIRCA 1790
    On a later circular ebonised wood socle; very minor chips and losses
    4¾ in. (12 cm.) high; 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) high, overall


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    Saleroom Notice

    When this bust was sold in Christie's, London, on 11th December 1978 (lot 94) it was catalogued as being by George Paul Eckstein and the sitter was identified as George H. Matthew.