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    Sale 1209

    Collection Yves Saint Laurent et Pierre Bergé

    23 - 25 February 2009, Paris

  • Lot 559

    FIGURE EN BRONZE REPRESENTANT UN SATYRE

    ITALIE DU NORD, PREMIERE MOITIE DU XVIEME SIECLE

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    FIGURE EN BRONZE REPRESENTANT UN SATYRE
    ITALIE DU NORD, PREMIERE MOITIE DU XVIEME SIECLE
    Représenté debout, tourné vers la gauche, levant la main droite tout en se retenant de la main gauche à un tronc d'arbre autour duquel un serpent est enroulé; reposant sur un socle entièrement moulé; et sur un piédestal d'époque postérieure, carré et décoré d'une frise de feuillages; patine brune à rehauts brun chocolat; accidents
    Hauteur: 24.5 cm. (9½ in.), Hauteur totale: 34.5 cm. (13½ in.)


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    Post Lot Text

    A BRONZE FIGURE OF A SATYR
    NORTH ITALIAN, FIRST HALF 16TH CENTURY
    Depicted standing and facing to sinister, with his right hand upraised and holding a tree-trunk with entwined snake with his left hand; on an integrally cast plinth and later square shaped panelled pedestal with foliate borders; dark brown patina with chocolate brown high points; damages