• The Gothick Pavilion - A Priva auction at Christies

    Sale 8011

    The Gothick Pavilion - A Private Collection from Belgravia

    26 January 2011, London, King Street

  • Lot 322

    A FRENCH PATINATED BRONZE MYTHOLOGICAL RELIEF ROUNDEL

    AFTER A DESIGN BY JEAN-FRANCOIS FORTY, LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH PATINATED BRONZE MYTHOLOGICAL RELIEF ROUNDEL
    AFTER A DESIGN BY JEAN-FRANCOIS FORTY, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    Depicting Venus encouraging Cupid to ride an infant satyr, in a later hessian slip and giltwood frame
    The roundel - 11 in. (28 cm.) diameter; the frame - 17¾ in. (45 cm.) square


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    Literature

    Comparative literature:
    F.J.B. Watson, Wallace Collection Catalogues - Furniture, London, 1956, F396, pl. 14, p. 164