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    Sale 1209

    Collection Yves Saint Laurent et Pierre Bergé

    23 - 25 February 2009, Paris

  • Lot 656

    FIGURE REPRESENTANT L'AUGUSTE DE PRIMA PORTA

    D'APRES L'ANTIQUE, TRAVAIL PROBABLEMENT ITALIEN, FIN DU XIXEME SIECLE

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    FIGURE REPRESENTANT L'AUGUSTE DE PRIMA PORTA
    D'APRES L'ANTIQUE, TRAVAIL PROBABLEMENT ITALIEN, FIN DU XIXEME SIECLE
    En bois et ivoire sculpté, représenté debout, coiffé d'une couronne de laurier, portant une armure, son bras droit levé; reposant sur une base en bois rectangulaire; un doigt de la main gauche et le bâton remplacés
    Hauteur: 57 cm. (22½ in.)


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    Post Lot Text

    A CARVED IVORY AND WOOD FIGURE OF THE AUGUSTUS OF PRIMA PORTA
    AFTER THE ANTIQUE, PROBABLY ITALIAN, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    Depicted standing, wearing a laurel wreath and armour, with his right arm raised, on a panelled rectangular wood plinth; minor cracks, one finger of the left hand and the staff replaced