13 April 2016
This lot is offered without a reserve
A WHITE PLASTER BUST OF MADAME DE FONDVILLE (1721-1787)
AFTER THE MODEL BY JEAN-BAPTISTE DEFERNEX (1729-1783), LATE 19TH CENTURY
The truncation inscribed par. J.B. Defernex. 1759 on a faux marble socle
15 ½ in. (39.5 cm.) high
Baron Henri James de Rothschild (1872-1946), Château de la Muette, Paris, and Deauville, Normandy.
Private Collection Monaco; Sotheby Parke Bernet, February 5-6, 1978, lot 109.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 17 July 1984, lot 120.
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