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An Empire Ormolu Figure of Apollo
circa 1810, now mounted as a table lamp
Estimate
6,0009,000
LOT SOLD. 6,875 USD
JUMP TO LOT
141
An Empire Ormolu Figure of Apollo
circa 1810, now mounted as a table lamp
Estimate
6,0009,000
LOT SOLD. 6,875 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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An Empire Ormolu Figure of Apollo
circa 1810, now mounted as a table lamp
Apollo standing next to a tree stump encircled by a snake, raised on a circular patinated bronze pedestal.  Elements missing.
height of figure 20 1/2 in.
52 cm
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Catalogue Note

A drawing in the Cabinet d'Etampes at the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris, attributed to Feuchère & Fossey circa 1825 depicts Apollo's twin sister, Diana, standing next to a tree stump encircled by a snake, the tree stump enclosing a clock movement (see, Ottomeyer, Pröschel et al., Vergoldete Bronzen, Munich, 1986, Vol. I, p. 398, fig. 5.18.14.

Important French Furniture & Decorations, European Ceramics and Carpets

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