19 April 2016
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ANTOINE-LOUIS BARYE (FRENCH, 1796-1875)
Jaguar couché tenant une tête de cheval
Signed BARYE, the underside inscribed in white paint Sichel, with black ink underlined numbers 12 and 4528 and with paper inventory label numbered in red ink 2051
Bronze, dark-brown patina
2 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) high, 8 ½ in. (21.5 cm.) wide
This cast circa 1870.
Auguste Sichel collection, sold hôtel Drouot, Paris, 27 February 1886.
Barye Bronzes: An Important Private Collection; Christie's, New York, 25 April 2003, lot 130.
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