07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00 AMCalender
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Marius-Jean-Antonin Mercie (French, 1845-1916)

$11,850$10,000
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 10, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Marius-Jean-Antonin Mercie (French, 1845-1916), Bronze Figure of David, David apres le Combat, the seminude figure standing over the severed head of Goliath, about to sheath his sword, edge of the round base with strapwork and medallions, with Collas Reduction seal, ht. 28 3/4, with a green marble column with round top over stop-fluted stem on octagonal base, ht. 45 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Sword with slight bend. Marble column foot with several large chips.

Keywords

Jean-Antonin Mercie, severed head