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    Sale 11899

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    13 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 133

    A TERRACOTTA CIRCULAR RELIEF OF A MALE AND FEMALE SATYR

    AFTER CLODION, PROBABLY 19TH CENTURY

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    A TERRACOTTA CIRCULAR RELIEF OF A MALE AND FEMALE SATYR
    AFTER CLODION, PROBABLY 19TH CENTURY
    Inscribed CLODION, the reverse with a paper label to the back inscribed terre cuit de Clodion and inscribed Pereire de Paris in ink
    21 ½ in. (54.6 cm.) square, 15 1/2 in. (39.6 cm.) diameter


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    The ink inscription Pereire de Paris possibly refers to the Rothchild's rivals, nineteenth-century French bankers Émile and Isaac Péreire known as the Péreire brothers.

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    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    Possibly either Émile or Isaac Péreire.
    Anonymous sale; Maîtres Laurin-Guilloux-Buffetaud-Tailleur, Paris, 29 November 1988, lot 103.