• Christie's Interiors - Style a auction at Christies

    Sale 5681

    Christie's Interiors - Style and Spirit

    23 February 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 299

    AN ELECTROPLATED STATUETTE, PROBABLY OF ALEXANDER POPE

    MARK OF ELKINGTON AND CO., CIRCA 1880

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    AN ELECTROPLATED STATUETTE, PROBABLY OF ALEXANDER POPE
    MARK OF ELKINGTON AND CO., CIRCA 1880
    Seated on a plinth, wearing a banyan, cap and slippers, his left arm supported on a stack of books, and holding a scroll in his hands, a putto and a cello at his feet, all emblematic of the Arts
    21 5/8 in. (54.9 cm.) high


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    Saleroom Notice

    This statuette is after Louis François Roubiliac's 1738 sculpture of 'Handel' at the Victoria and Albert Museum, and not of Alexander Pope as stated in the catalogue.