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A pair of Patinated Cast Iron Busts of Henry II and Charles IX, After Pilon, Val d'Osne
Late 19th Century
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 27,000 USD
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A pair of Patinated Cast Iron Busts of Henry II and Charles IX, After Pilon, Val d'Osne
Late 19th Century
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 27,000 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

Fine French And Continental Furniture

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A pair of Patinated Cast Iron Busts of Henry II and Charles IX, After Pilon, Val d'Osne
Late 19th Century
each clad all' antica, the first with a plaque on the integrally cast base inscribed: FONDERIES DU VAL D' OSNE 50??, VOLTAIRE, PARIS.
height 29in.
(73.6cm)
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Provenance

Sold Christies New York, December 16, 1989, lot 41
The Hollywood Sale, sold, Bonhams and Butterfield June 2, 2003, lot 6084

Catalogue Note

Compare the present pair to the bronze and marble versions offered by Chayette & Cheval, Drouot Salle 5, June 19, 2000, lot 23.
Also see the original marble busts of these French Kings by Pilon and workshop in the Louvre, in Germain Pilon, Louvre Conférences et Colloques, Musée du Louvre, Paris, 1993, pp. 46, 47.

Fine French And Continental Furniture

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New York