• Sale 1209

    Collection Yves Saint Laurent et Pierre Bergé

    23 - 25 February 2009, Paris

  • Lot 514

    FIGURE REPRESENTANT PROSERPINE

    ENTOURAGE DE PIERRE LE GROS (1666-1719), FRANCE, XVIIIEME SIECLE

    Price Realised  

    FIGURE REPRESENTANT PROSERPINE
    ENTOURAGE DE PIERRE LE GROS (1666-1719), FRANCE, XVIIIEME SIECLE
    En bronze, représentée debout tenant un épi de maïs dans sa main gauche; reposant sur une base rectangulaire entièrement moulée, et sur un piédestal d'époque postérieure en marbre; traces de patine noire
    Hauteur: 23.5 cm. (9¼ in.), Hauteur totale: 35 cm. (13¾ in.)


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    Post Lot Text

    A BRONZE FIGURE OF PROSERPINA
    CIRCLE OF PIERRE LE GROS (1666-1719), FRENCH, 18TH CENTURY
    Depicted standing and holding up a head of corn in her left hand; on an integral rectangular bronze plinth and later back marble pedestal; with traces of a dark black patina