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    Sale 1209

    Collection Yves Saint Laurent et Pierre Bergé

    23 - 25 February 2009, Paris

  • Lot 380

    FIGURE REPRESENTANT LA VENUS DE' MEDICIS

    TRAVAIL PROBABLEMENT ALLEMAND, XVIIEME SIECLE

    Price Realised  

    FIGURE REPRESENTANT LA VENUS DE' MEDICIS
    TRAVAIL PROBABLEMENT ALLEMAND, XVIIEME SIECLE
    En buis sculpté, représentée debout en contrapposte, regardant vers la gauche, un dauphin et un tronc d'arbre à ses pieds ; reposant sur une base entièrement sculptée, et sur un socle octogonal en buis et bois noirci mouluré, sur quatre pieds en boule aplatie; réparations à la main droite, légers éclats et craquelures
    Hauteur: 27.5 cm. (10¾ in.), Hauteur totale: 32.5 cm. (12¾ in.)


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    Post Lot Text

    A CARVED BOXWOOD FIGURE OF THE VENUS DE' MEDICI
    PROBABLY GERMAN, 17TH CENTURY
    Depicted standing in contrapposto and looking to sinister, with a dolphin and tree-trunk support by her feet; on an integrally carved shaped plinth and octagonal moulded ebonised wood and boxwood base, on four bun feet; repairs to the right hand, very minor chips and cracks