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Jean del Cour, Flemish, Liège, circa 1690 - 1691

Saint James the Less

Estimate:

40,000

to
- 50,000 USD

Jean del Cour, Flemish, Liège, circa 1690 - 1691

Jean del Cour, Flemish, Liège, circa 1690 - 1691

Saint James the Less

Saint James the Less

Estimate:

40,000

to
- 50,000 USD

Lot sold:

126,000

USD

Jean del Cour

Hamoir 1627- 1707 Liège

Flemish, Liège, circa 1690 - 1691

Saint James the Less


terracotta

height 17 in.; 43.2 cm.

Overall standard surface abrasions and small losses/chipping throughout. Larger losses include both arms. Nose and part of beard well restored. Some loss to drapery around the back. There is restoration on the bottom fifth of the sculpture where there is a large fill for support on the reverse. There are restorations throughout the base including a portion of the book and his proper left leg. There is a nice greyish/buff colored slip on the surface.


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.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Frésart Collection, Liège;
Daniel Katz, Ltd., London;
From whom acquired, 2012.