London, South Kensington
26 November 2003
An English lead figure of Venus
Attributed to John Cheere, first half 18th century
The figure standing holding a drape about her waist, her left arm raised to hold her hair, restorations
42½in. (108cm.) high
Mounted on a panelled stone plinth - 32½in. (82.5cm.) high
See note prior to lot 426.
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'London's Pride', an exhibition of London's garden history, Museum of London, London Wall, 1991.
A comparable bust of Venus, attributed to John Cheere, sold The Seago Collection, Christie's June 9th, 1999, lot 76.
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