A SEVRES STONEWARE(GRES) MODEL OF A BABOON
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A SEVRES STONEWARE(GRES) MODEL OF A BABOON

DATED 1955, IMPRESSED INTERLACED L'S AND UPPERCASE MARK, IMPRESSED 1955/ORIGINAL AND INSCRIBED DERNY, THE UNDERSIDE WITH THE REMAINS OF THE ORIGINAL FACTORY SALEROOM LABEL

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A SEVRES STONEWARE(GRES) MODEL OF A BABOON
DATED 1955, IMPRESSED INTERLACED L'S AND UPPERCASE MARK, IMPRESSED 1955/ORIGINAL AND INSCRIBED DERNY, THE UNDERSIDE WITH THE REMAINS OF THE ORIGINAL FACTORY SALEROOM LABEL
Modeled seated, his head turned to the left
12 in. (30.5 cm.) high
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Lot Essay

Marcel Derny is recorded at Sèvres as a sculptor, active 1936-1976.  The present stoneware model is related to an edition in bronze, an example of which from the estate of Morton Swinsky was sold Christie’s New York, 3-4 April 2012, sale 2542, lot 507 ($1,000).

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