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AN ASSEMBLED PAIR OF DERBY LARGE FIGURES OF MARS AND MINERVA, CIRCA 1758-60

Estimate:

2,000

to
- 3,000 USD

Property from a Private Connecticut Collection

AN ASSEMBLED PAIR OF DERBY LARGE FIGURES OF MARS AND MINERVA, CIRCA 1758-60

AN ASSEMBLED PAIR OF DERBY LARGE FIGURES OF MARS AND MINERVA, CIRCA 1758-60

Estimate:

2,000

to
- 3,000 USD

Lot sold:

1,750

USD

Property from a Private Connecticut Collection 

AN ASSEMBLED PAIR OF DERBY LARGE FIGURES OF MARS AND MINERVA, CIRCA 1758-60


each modeled wearing a plumed helmet and puce-scaled cuirass, Mars grasping the handle of his sword and Minerva with a small owl at her feet, standing beside a shield on a scroll-molded base.

heights 14 in. and 13 ⅛ in.

35.6 cm and 33.3 cm

To request a condition report for this lot, please email Richard.Hird@sothebys.com.

A similar figure of Minerva was sold at Sotheby's New York, October 11, 1997, lot 387; and another at Bonhams San Francisco, November, 18, 2012. A similar pair of figures of Mars and Minerva was sold at Bonhams London, December 5, 2007, lot 281.