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22 November 2018

Fine British and European Sculpture

Lot 22

After Louis-Félix de La Rue

Estimate £800 - £1200 + fees



After Louis-Félix de La Rue, (French 1731 ~ 1765), a gilt bronze Bacchic group of a putto, two infant fauns and a panther, late 18th / early 19th century, the inebriated putto riding the beast whilst a faun supports him from behind, the other faun beneath the panther, the base cast with bunches of grapes and other fruit, inscribed Delarue in the maquette; atop a shaped marble socle


35.5cm high with the marble socle but excluding the later electrical fittings, 26cm wide


 


PROVENANCE:


Private Collection, London