105
105
Workshop of Jean-Baptiste Nini (1717-1786),
French, late 18th century
FOUR PORTRAIT RELIEFS OF LOUIS XV, BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, SUZANNE JARENTE DE LA REYNIERE AND THE BARONNE DE NIVENHEIM
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 5,000 GBP
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105
Workshop of Jean-Baptiste Nini (1717-1786),
French, late 18th century
FOUR PORTRAIT RELIEFS OF LOUIS XV, BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, SUZANNE JARENTE DE LA REYNIERE AND THE BARONNE DE NIVENHEIM
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 5,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Workshop of Jean-Baptiste Nini (1717-1786),
French, late 18th century
FOUR PORTRAIT RELIEFS OF LOUIS XV, BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, SUZANNE JARENTE DE LA REYNIERE AND THE BARONNE DE NIVENHEIM

Suzanne de la Reyniere inscribed PIP to the reverse; and the Baronne de Nivenheim numbered 3.s. to the reverse and with two old labels to the reverse


terracotta, in gilt wood frames
largest overall: 24.5cm., 9 5/8 in. diameter smallest overall: 18.5cm., 7¼in. diameter
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Provenance

Christie's Paris, 5 December 2001, lots 6 to 8

Catalogue Note

Louis XV signed and dated: J.B. NINI F. 1770 and inscribed: LOUIS XV PAR LA GRACE DE DIEU ROY TRES CHRETIEN MDCCLXX; Franklin signed and dated: NINI F 1777 twice and inscribed: B. FRANKLIN AMERICAIN; Suzanna de la Reyniere signed: I. NINI. F. and inscribed: SUZANNE JARENTE DE LA REYNIERE 1769 and PIP to the reverse; and the Baronne de Nivenheim signed: I. NINI F. and inscribed ALBERTINE NEE BARONNE DE NIVENHEIM. 1768 and numbered 3.s. to the reverse, with two old labels to the reverse

RELATED LITERATURE
A. Cerboni Baiardi and B. Sibille (eds.), Giovan Battista Nini 1717-1786. Da Urbino alle rive della Loita. Paesaggi e volt europei, Milan, 2001, pp. 184-87, 189-95 and 214-17, nos. 68, 71, 75 and 94

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