A patinated bronze sculpture, "Jaguar tenant un caïman" after a model by Antoine Louis Barye (French, 1795-1875) fourth quarter 19th century
Inscribed on the base BARYE, and inscribed and dated on the edge of the base Cast by the Henry-Bonnard Bronze Co / N.Y. 1889. height 3in (7.5cm); length 9 1/8in (23cm)
The Henry-Bonnard Bronze Company was active in New York towards the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th centuries, and is best known for being the first foundry with which the artist Frederic Remington worked, and for producing high-quality casts of his works.
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