A bronze group of a mounted soldier kissing his sweetheart cast by C.F. Woerffel after the model by Vasily Grachev <BR /> height: 23.2cm (9 1/8in).; length of base: 19.8cm (7 13/16in).
Lot 167
A bronze group of a mounted soldier kissing his sweetheart cast by C.F. Woerffel after the model by Vasily Grachev
height: 23.2cm (9 1/8in).; length of base: 19.8cm (7 13/16in).
Sold for £2,250 (US$ 3,781) inc. premium
Auction Details
A bronze group of a mounted soldier kissing his sweetheart cast by C.F. Woerffel after the model by Vasily Grachev <BR /> height: 23.2cm (9 1/8in).; length of base: 19.8cm (7 13/16in). A bronze group of a mounted soldier kissing his sweetheart cast by C.F. Woerffel after the model by Vasily Grachev <BR /> height: 23.2cm (9 1/8in).; length of base: 19.8cm (7 13/16in).
Lot Details
A bronze group of a mounted soldier kissing his sweetheart
cast by C.F. Woerffel after the model by Vasily Grachev
on a naturalistic oval base, modelled as a couple kissing and bidding each other farewell, signed in the base in Cyrillic 'SCULPT. GRACHEV', with foundry mark 'FABR. C.F. WOERFFEL. /ST. PETERSBOURG.' and with the copyright inscription in Cyrillic 'From the Ministry of Finance 1877 for 10 years'
bronze with mid to golden brown patina
height: 23.2cm (9 1/8in).; length of base: 19.8cm (7 13/16in).

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  • PROVENANCE:
    Private English collection (for at least 80 years)
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