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    Sale 11628

    THE OPULENT EYE:19TH CENTURY FURNITURE, SCULPTURE, WORKS OF ART, CERAMIC & CARPETS

    19 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 120

    ANTOINE-LOUIS BARYE (FRENCH, 1796-1875)

    Jaguar couché tenant une tête de cheval

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    ANTOINE-LOUIS BARYE (FRENCH, 1796-1875)
    Jaguar couché tenant une tête de cheval
    Signed BARYE, the underside inscribed in white paint Sichel, with black ink underlined numbers 12 and 4528 and with paper inventory label numbered in red ink 2051
    Bronze, dark-brown patina
    2 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) high, 8 ½ in. (21.5 cm.) wide
    This cast circa 1870.


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    Provenance

    Auguste Sichel collection, sold hôtel Drouot, Paris, 27 February 1886.
    Barye Bronzes: An Important Private Collection; Christie's, New York, 25 April 2003, lot 130.