Property from the Estate of John Bedford
MR BEDFORD'S COLLECTION OF BRONZE BUSTS, 19TH CENTURY
comprising: a bronze bust of William Pitt the Elder; a bronze bust of William Pitt the Younger; a bronze bust of Charles James Fox; and a bronze bust of Lord Byron together with a Russian style model of Hercules supporting an orrery mounted on a figured marble base
orrery 78cm. high, 2ft. 6¾in. largest bust 33cm. high, 1ft. 1in., smallest bust 25cm. high, 9¾in.
Generally good and very decorative. The orrery with oxdisaition. The bust of primeministers with prangs to socles. Old marks and scratches throughout.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
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