A French polychrome-decorated spelter figure entitled 'Jeune Harpiste orientale'
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A French polychrome-decorated spelter figure entitled 'Jeune Harpiste orientale'

AFTER THE MODEL BY LOUIS HOTTOT, CIRCA 1885

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A French polychrome-decorated spelter figure entitled 'Jeune Harpiste orientale'
After the model by Louis Hottot, Circa 1885
Standing, wearing a ring head-dress and necklace, holding an oriental harp, on a square base inscribed L. HOTTOT to the back right corner
31 in. (79 cm.) high
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Lot Essay

Born in Paris in 1829, Louis Hottot (d. 1905) exhibited at the Salon from 1885 until 1898. He specialised in oriental figures such as Fille d'Egypte (1885) and Appel à la danse à Memphis (1892).
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