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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF CARL DESANTIS

Jean-Léon Grégoire
FRENCH
PANDORE
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 13,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT
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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF CARL DESANTIS

Jean-Léon Grégoire
FRENCH
PANDORE
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 13,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

19th Century Furniture and Decorative Arts

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New York

Jean-Léon Grégoire
1840-1890
FRENCH
PANDORE
signed L. Gregoire and titled PANDORE and with the Susse Frères foundry stamp

silvered and gilt-bronze


height 29 in.
73.5 cm
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Catalogue Note

In Greek mythology Pandora, the "all-gifted" or "all-giver" was the first woman fashioned from clay by Vulcan.  Counted by the oral poet Hesiod, each god helped create her by giving her unique gifts. Here, Pandore is modelled holding a Phitos (large urn) containing all the evils that have since plagued mankind. Grégoire studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris and exhibited at the Salon from 1867 to 1889. He specialized in portrait sculpture and allegorical subjects as well as more decorative pieces.

19th Century Furniture and Decorative Arts

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New York