16 April 2009
A BRONZE GROUP OF THE CENTAUR TEACHING ACHILLES
FRENCH, 19TH CENTURY
On an ormolu-mounted red marble base
17½ in. (44.5 cm.) high, 17½ in. (44.5 cm.) wide; 20¼ in. (51 cm.) high overall, 20¼ in. (51 cm.) wide overall
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, 28 April, 2005, lot 19.
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