23 April 2010,
Price realised USD 6,250
USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
A Bronze Group of a Kirghiz on a Horse
Cast by K. Berthault after the model by Evgenii Lanceray, late 19th century
On an oval naturalistic base, cast as a Kirghiz on horseback with a lariat, signed in Cyrillic 'E. LANCERE' and with the Cyrillic foundry mark 'OTL. K. BERTO'
8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm.) high
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For a discussion of this model, see G. Sudbury, et al., Evgueni Alexandrovich Lanceray: le sculpteur russe du cheval, Paris, 2006, p. 140, illustrated (as 'Bashkir with lasso').
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