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    Sale 1209

    Collection Yves Saint Laurent et Pierre Bergé

    23 - 25 February 2009, Paris

  • Lot 619

    PAIRE DE FIGURES REPRESENTANT DES AMOURS

    ENTOURAGE DE NICOLO ROCCATAGLIATA (1593-1636), VENISE, DEBUT DU XVIIEME SIECLE

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    PAIRE DE FIGURES REPRESENTANT DES AMOURS
    ENTOURAGE DE NICOLO ROCCATAGLIATA (1593-1636), VENISE, DEBUT DU XVIIEME SIECLE
    En bronze doré, chacune présentée debout en contrapposte, drapée, bras tendus, sur un piédouche intégré et un socle d'époque posteriéure en étain plaqué d'ébène et d'écaille de tortue; légère usure à la dorure
    Hauteur: 19.2 et 20.5 cm. (7½ et 8 in.) Hauteur totale: 31.5 cm. (12½ in.) (2)


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's, Londres, le 12 déc. 1985, lot 132.


    Post Lot Text

    A PAIR OF GILT-BRONZE FIGURES OF PUTTI
    CIRCLE OF NICOLO ROCCATAGLIATA (1593-1636), VENETIAN, EARLY 17TH CENTURY
    Each depicted standing in contrapposto with outstretched arms and with drapery entwined around their bodies; each on an integrally cast oval plinth and later ebony-veneered pewter and foil-backed tortoiseshell base; minor wear to the gilding