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    Sale 1209

    Collection Yves Saint Laurent et Pierre Bergé

    23 - 25 February 2009, Paris

  • Lot 562

    STATUETTE ALLEGORIQUE REPRESENTANT LA PRUDENCE

    VENISE, XVIIEME SIECLE

    Price Realised  

    STATUETTE ALLEGORIQUE REPRESENTANT LA PRUDENCE
    VENISE, XVIIEME SIECLE
    En bronze, la Prudence se tenant debout, un livre à la main, une tortue à ses pieds; reposant sur une base tripartite entièrement moulée, et sur un socle d'époque postérieure rectangulaire en bois; patine brun foncé à rehauts bruns; légers accidents
    Hauteur: 47.7 cm. (18¾ in.), Hauteur totale: 56.6 cm. (22¼ in.)


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    Post Lot Text

    A BRONZE ALLEGORICAL FIGURE OF PRUDENCE
    VENETIAN, 17TH CENTURY
    The female figure depicted standing in contrapposto holding a book in her right hand and with a tortoise at her feet; on an integrally cast tripartite plinth and later spreading rectangular wood pedestal; dark brown patina with medium brown high points; very minor damages