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    Sale 11414

    Living With Art

    29 - 30 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 283

    A SEVRES STONEWARE(GRES) MODEL OF A BABOON

    DATED 1955, IMPRESSED INTERLACED L'S AND UPPERCASE MARK, IMPRESSED 1955/ORIGINAL AND INSCRIBED DERNY, THE UNDERSIDE WITH THE REMAINS OF THE ORIGINAL FACTORY SALEROOM LABEL

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    A SEVRES STONEWARE(GRES) MODEL OF A BABOON
    DATED 1955, IMPRESSED INTERLACED L'S AND UPPERCASE MARK, IMPRESSED 1955/ORIGINAL AND INSCRIBED DERNY, THE UNDERSIDE WITH THE REMAINS OF THE ORIGINAL FACTORY SALEROOM LABEL
    Modeled seated, his head turned to the left
    12 in. (30.5 cm.) high


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    Marcel Derny is recorded at Sèvres as a sculptor, active 1936-1976.  The present stoneware model is related to an edition in bronze, an example of which from the estate of Morton Swinsky was sold Christie’s New York, 3-4 April 2012, sale 2542, lot 507 ($1,000).

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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE CLAIRE AND GARRICK STEPHENSON COLLECTION