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    Sale 5361

    Christie's Interiors

    5 August 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 233

    A THÉODORE RIVIÈRE CARTHAGE PATINATED BRONZE GROUP

    CIRCA 1900

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A THÉODORE RIVIÈRE CARTHAGE PATINATED BRONZE GROUP
    CIRCA 1900
    modelled as Salammbô standing wearing a pointed head-dress adorned with coins, her flowing robe with jewelled clasps, Matthô kneeling with his right leg outstretched, embracing her passionately, on a mound base, raised on turned marble plinth signed THEODORE-RIVIERE CARTHAGE, cast foundry mark Susse Fres Edt Paris and stamped mark
    19½ in. (50 cm.) high


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