24 September 2008
PROPERTY OF ASPINALLS MAYFAIR (LOTS 39-44)
A FRENCH BRONZE FIGURE OF A SLEEPING NYMPH
CAST FROM THE MODEL BY LUCA MADRASSI, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
Signed MADRASSI and with VRAI BRONZE PARIS/B.D. foundry cachet to the naturalist base, on an ormolu base with CASA VIGNES DE M.P. SANCHEZ/FLORIDA. 361. B. AIRES retailer's coin and later vert Maurin marble plinth
24½ in. (75 cm.) high
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