London, South Kensington
5 July 2011
A FRENCH BRONZE EQUESTRIAN GROUP ENTITLED 'L'ACCOLADE'
LATE 19TH CENTURY, AFTER PIERRE-JULES MÊNE
The naturalistic base with cast inscription 'P J MÊNE'
8 in. (20.3 cm.) high; 13¼ in. (33.5 cm.) wide
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