21 June 2012
A FRENCH PATINATED-BRONZE FIGURAL GROUP, ENTITLED 'AU BUT'
CAST AFTER A MODEL BY ALFRED BOUCHER, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
Signed A. Boucher and stamped E542, on an oval rouge griotte marble plinth
13 in. (33 cm.) high overall
Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 26 May 1993, lot 134.
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