A PAIR OF BRONZE ATLAS FIGURES
The figures 19th Century
Each modelled as a figure of Atlas, one supporting a globe, the other supporting an orrery, on a square stepped plinth and pedestal, one inscribed 'MEDIAM/ESSE/MVNDI/TERRAM', the other 'ERRANTIVM/MOTVS/LVMINVM/CANONICA'
approximately 89 in. (226.1 cm.) high; 19 in. (50.1 cm.) square, the base (2)
Emilio Terry, Chteau de Rochecotte.
Anon. sale, Couturier Nicolay, Paris, 17 June 1994, lot 123.