13 April 2016
This lot is offered without a reserve
A TERRACOTTA CIRCULAR RELIEF OF A MALE AND FEMALE SATYR
AFTER CLODION, PROBABLY 19TH CENTURY
Inscribed CLODION, the reverse with a paper label to the back inscribed terre cuit de Clodion and inscribed Pereire de Paris in ink
21 ½ in. (54.6 cm.) square, 15 1/2 in. (39.6 cm.) diameter
Possibly either Émile or Isaac Péreire.
Anonymous sale; Maîtres Laurin-Guilloux-Buffetaud-Tailleur, Paris, 29 November 1988, lot 103.
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The ink inscription Pereire de Paris possibly refers to the Rothchild's rivals, nineteenth-century French bankers Émile and Isaac Péreire known as the Péreire brothers.
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