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Auction archive: Lot number 135

A PAIR OF SÈVRES BISCUIT FIGURES OF L'AUTEL DE L'AMITIÉ AND L'AMOUR NOURRI...

From Earth to Fire
4 May 2017
Estimate
£5,000 - £7,000
ca. US$6,462 - US$9,047
Price realised:
n. a.
Auction archive: Lot number 135

A PAIR OF SÈVRES BISCUIT FIGURES OF L'AUTEL DE L'AMITIÉ AND L'AMOUR NOURRI...

From Earth to Fire
4 May 2017
Estimate
£5,000 - £7,000
ca. US$6,462 - US$9,047
Price realised:
n. a.
Beschreibung:

A pair of Sèvres biscuit figures of L'Autel de l'Amitié and L'Amour nourri par l'Esperance, circa 1772-73 the first modelled with a Nymph warming a heart from cupids torch as he sets alight his quiver of arrows over a columnar altar, the other emblematic of hope standing holding a large anchor and breast feeding cupid seated on a columnar altar, both with incised JB monogram for Bachelier at rear of base, Quantity: 2 both 32cm., 12 5/8 in. high

Auction archive: Lot number 135
Auction:
Datum:
4 May 2017
Auction house:
Sotheby's
London
Beschreibung:

A pair of Sèvres biscuit figures of L'Autel de l'Amitié and L'Amour nourri par l'Esperance, circa 1772-73 the first modelled with a Nymph warming a heart from cupids torch as he sets alight his quiver of arrows over a columnar altar, the other emblematic of hope standing holding a large anchor and breast feeding cupid seated on a columnar altar, both with incised JB monogram for Bachelier at rear of base, Quantity: 2 both 32cm., 12 5/8 in. high

Auction archive: Lot number 135
Auction:
Datum:
4 May 2017
Auction house:
Sotheby's
London
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