6 October 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 750
GBP 600 - GBP 800
A DANISH TERRACOTTA BUST OF THE VENUS DE MILO
BY P. IPSEN, AFTER THE ANTIQUE, LATE 19TH CENTURY
With an impressed makers stamp 'P.IPSEN KJOBENHARN ENERET, 606'
24 in. (61 cm.) high
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Rasmus Peter Ipsen (1815-1860) founded his terracotta firm in Copenhagen in 1843 where he produced Neo-Classic objects for a wealthy Danish and international clientele.
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