20 December 2000,
New York, East
Price realised USD 822
USD 400 - USD 600
A French bronze figure entitled 'Au diable les lecons'
Cast from a model by Charles Leblanc, Circa 1860
Inscribed CH. LEBLANC to underside of the hat and with title to the front together with a bronze figure of a child with a conch-shell, French School, Circa 1880 Uninscribed, on ebonised plinth
51/8in. (13cm.) high; the child 115/8in. (29cm.) high (2)
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