After Simon Louis Boizot, French (1743-1809) A large mid 19th century Dieppe ivory group of a Bacchanalian scene
Lot 208Y
A large mid 19th century Dieppe ivory group of a Bacchanalian scene after Simon Louis Boizot, French (1743-1809)
Sold for £6,875 (US$ 11,548) inc. premium
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A large mid 19th century Dieppe ivory group of a Bacchanalian scene
after Simon Louis Boizot, French (1743-1809)
depicting a Bacchante dancing with a baby on her left shoulder, with a baby satyr playing the cymbals and another offering grapes to a wolf, the wolf resing its paws on bunches of grapes, above a rocky base, raised on an ebonised plinth with a plaque inscribed LOUIS SIMON BOIZOT PARIS 1743-1809, the ivory 34cm high (13.5" high); 43cm high (17" high) overall

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  • Simon Louis Boizot is known to have exhibited a marble group of a Bacchante carrying an infant at the Salon of 1796, which the present ivory may be derived from.
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