04-10-201004-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner AuctionsBoston MA
2498Boston
April 10, 2010 10:00 AMCalender
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Pierre Jules Mene (French, 1810-1879) Bronze Figure of a Pair of Foxes, Groupe de Reynards

$2,726$2,300
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2498Location: BostonDate / Time: April 10, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Pierre Jules Mene (French, 1810-1879)

Bronze Figure of a Pair of Foxes, Groupe de Reynards, modeled as two foxes standing over a dead pheasant, all to a raised oval base, incised signature with date 1860, lg. 12 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-500

Very heavy wear to patina along the backs of the animals and the edges; likely casting date around 1920. No foundry marks or foundry numbers present. Dimensions of base are 32 cm. long; 15.5 cm. depth

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