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A French silvered-bronze athénienne by Ferdinand Barbedienne, Paris, last quarter 19th century

UK: Greenford Park Warehouse

Estimate:

40,000 - 60,000 GBP

A French silvered-bronze athénienne by Ferdinand Barbedienne, Paris, last quarter 19th century

A French silvered-bronze athénienne by Ferdinand Barbedienne, Paris, last quarter 19th century

Estimate:

40,000 - 60,000 GBP

A French silvered-bronze athénienne by Ferdinand Barbedienne, Paris, last quarter 19th century


with a revolving liner, the frieze applied with bucrania suspending ribbon-tied berried laurel swags above a border of bellflowers on a stippled ground above three seated female sphinxes issuing stylised foliage and scrolls on lion monopodia cast with the mask of Hercules, scrolling foliage and anthemions joined by stretchers, raised on a concave-sided triform marble base on a further thin silvered-bronze base, inscribed to the tripod base 'F. BARBEDIENNE'

103.3cm. high, 41.5cm. diameter; 3ft. 4 3/8 in., 1ft. 4 1/4.

In overall good conserved condition. The base with minor chipping to the edges of marble. The silvering slightly worn in minor areas as expected. Otherwise in good condition, polished and ready to place.


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