27 February 2013,
Price realised USD 6,250
USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
Gaston D'Illiers (1876-1952)
inscribed 'G. d'Illiers' (on the base)--stamped 'MADE IN FRANCE BRONZE' (along the base)
bronze with medium brown patina
4½ in. (11.4 cm.) high on a 1¼ in. (3.2 cm.) marble base
New York +1 212 636 2000
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The sculpture retains its orginal black and gold marble base.
James Graham & Sons, New York.
Aquired by the present owner from the above, 1993.
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