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François-Xavier Lalanne

Merle

François-Xavier Lalanne

François-Xavier Lalanne

Merle

Merle

François-Xavier Lalanne


Merle


patinated bronze

monogramed FxL, stamped LALANNE and numbered 2/8B on the underside

The model from 1999

17 x 18 x 7,5 cm ; 6 ¾ x 7 ⅛ x 3 in.

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François-Xavier Lalanne


Merle


bronze patiné

monogrammé FxL, estampillé LALANNE et numéroté 2/8B au revers

Le modèle de 1999

17 x 18 x 7,5 cm ; 6 ¾ x 7 ⅛ x 3 in.

Very good overall condition. 

The tail and one wing with small dents. Some of them revealing the original color of the bronze. The beak and the paws with small instances of wear, not visually distracting. Small scratch on the chest of the bird.


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.

Gift of the artist to the present owner

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Don de l’artiste au propriétaire actuel