A French patinated electrotype model of a jaguar: Jaguar dormant
after a model by Antoine-Louis Barye (French, 1795-1875)
F. Barbedienne foundry, Paris
fourth quarter 19th century
Modeled sleeping on a naturalistic ground, incised BARYE and with FB gold initials mark, on rectangular slate plinth.
height excluding plinth 3 1/4in (9cm); width 12 1/4in (31.5cm)