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A FRENCH GILT-BRONZE AND IVORY FIGURE OF A DANCING GIRL

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A FRENCH GILT-BRONZE AND IVORY FIGURE OF A DANCING GIRL

BY AFFORTUNATO GORY, EARLY 20TH CENTURY

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A FRENCH GILT-BRONZE AND IVORY FIGURE OF A DANCING GIRL
BY AFFORTUNATO GORY, EARLY 20TH CENTURY
On a stepped red marble base, signed A. Gory
17 in. (43 cm.) high overall
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Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.

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A native of Florence, Affortunato Gori specialised in combining different materials, mostly various types of marble with bronze and sometimes ivory, as in the present example. Best-known for his statuettes of young women, Gori exhibited at the Paris Salon between 1904 and 1914.

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