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Auction: Auction 08.12.2003
was auctioned on: 8 December 2003
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A Nymphenburg figure of a putto in disguise as Hercules

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,500
ca. US$2,100 - US$2,625
Price realised:  £4,063
ca. US$7,110
Lot number 65, Views: 157

A Nymphenburg figure of a putto in disguise as Hercules Circa 1760, impressed , over Bavarian shield mark Modelled by Franz Anton Bustelli , with an agressive expression and looking slightly to his right, wearing a lion's pelt over his head and back, its paws draped over his hips to cover his loins, guesturing with his raised right hand and supporting a long club with his left hand, standing barefoot with his weight on his right foot, his left foot resting on a rock on a shaped flat mound base incised and painted with tufts of grass and edged with sweeping gilt scrolls (right arm restuck, slight chipping to underside edge of base at back) 4 in. (10 cm.) high

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 08.12.2003
Date of the auction: 8 Dec 2003
Address: Christie's
London, King Street