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    Sale 1209

    Collection Yves Saint Laurent et Pierre Bergé

    23 - 25 February 2009, Paris

  • Lot 508

    FIGURE EN BRONZE REPRESENTANT ATLAS SUPPORTANT UNE SPHERE ARMILAIRE

    ITALIE, XVIIEME SIECLE

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    Estimate

    FIGURE EN BRONZE REPRESENTANT ATLAS SUPPORTANT UNE SPHERE ARMILAIRE
    ITALIE, XVIIEME SIECLE
    Représenté debout, les mains sur les hanches; reposant sur un socle rapporté moulé en marbre verde antico; patine brune à rehauts brun clair
    Hauteur: 51.5 cm. (20¼ in.)


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    Post Lot Text

    A BRONZE FIGURE OF ATLAS SUPPORTING AN ARMILLARY SPHERE
    ITALIAN, 17TH CENTURY
    Atlas depicted standing with his hands on his sides; on an associated spreading moulded verde antico marble base; medium brown patina with lighter high points