An 18th / 19th century French bronze genre figure of a peasant woman
Lot 271
An 18th / 19th century French bronze genre figure of a peasant woman
Sold for £50 (US$ 84) inc. premium
Auction Details
Art & Antiques Oxford
3 Oct 2012 10:00 BST

Auction 19845
Lot Details
An 18th / 19th century French bronze genre figure of a peasant woman
holding a basket of fruit in her right hand and looking to dexter, raised on a later velvet covered base, 20cm high excluding base,

Footnotes

  • This bronze was originally one of a pair of figures with a pendant male figure holding a staff and a marrow. Earlier examples dating back to the late 17th century are known although the present example is more likely to date from the 18th century. An earlier version of this figure with its male counterpart was offered for sale in these rooms on 11 December 2007, lot 524.
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