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    Sale 5365

    Christie's Interiors

    9 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 410

    THREE WAX PORTRAIT RELIEFS

    LATE 18TH OR EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    THREE WAX PORTRAIT RELIEFS
    LATE 18TH OR EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    Comprising Lafayette by L.H.G. in a rosewood frame
    10 in. (25.5 cm.) high overall
    Charlotte Corday in ebonised wood circular frame, 4¼ in. (11 cm.) overall; and a coloured wax of Proff. Fiedler by Franz Pendl Jnr. in gilt stucco frame - 11 in. (28 cm.) overall (3)


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    Provenance

    Robert Buss collection. All purchased Sotheby's London 30th November 1964. Lafayette formerly in the Ionides collection; Charlotte Corday from the D.J. Levy collection and Proff Fiedler from the Koehler (Vienna) collection.