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    Sale 1209

    Collection Yves Saint Laurent et Pierre Bergé

    23 - 25 February 2009, Paris

  • Lot 394

    STATUE REPRESENTANT NEPTUNE

    ALLEMAGNE DU SUD, PREMIERE MOITIE DU XVIIEME SIECLE

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    STATUE REPRESENTANT NEPTUNE
    ALLEMAGNE DU SUD, PREMIERE MOITIE DU XVIIEME SIECLE
    En bois fruitier, représenté debout, la tête tournée vers la gauche, le bras droit tendu et le pied droit posé sur un dauphin; reposant sur un socle moderne de forme hexagonale en bois et placage d'ébène; petits éclats, craquelures, manques et réparations
    Hauteur: 52.2 cm. (20½ in.), Hauteur totale: 66.5 cm. (26¼ in.)


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    Provenance

    British Rail Pension Fund, Sotheby's, Londres, le 4 juillet 1996, lot 70.
    Vincent Laloux, Bruxelles.


    Post Lot Text

    A CARVED FRUITWOOD FIGURE OF NEPTUNE
    SOUTH GERMAN, FIRST HALF 17TH CENTURY
    Depicted standing with his head turned to sinister, with his right arm outstretched and with his right foot standing on a dolphin; on a modern hexagonal ebony-veneered and wood base; minor chips, cracks, losses and repairs