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A BRONZE GROUP OF A COSSACK ON HORSEBACK
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A BRONZE GROUP OF A COSSACK ON HORSEBACK

CAST BY WOERFFEL AFTER THE MODEL BY PETR SAMONOV, 1884

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A BRONZE GROUP OF A COSSACK ON HORSEBACK
CAST BY WOERFFEL AFTER THE MODEL BY PETR SAMONOV, 1884
On a naturalistic rectangular base with canted corners, cast as a Cossack lighting his pipe, astride a horse, signed on base ' SCULP. SAMONOF.' and with foundry mark 'C.F. Woerffel' and Finance Ministry stamp, dated 1884
17¾ in. (45.1 cm.) high
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A similar bronze group was sold Christie's, London, 6 June 2011, lot 271.

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