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Benoît Rougelet (French, 1834-1894) White Marble Sculpture DepictingThree Bacchanalian Putti

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
333
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2888B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 08, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Benoît Rougelet (French, 1834-1894)

White Marble Sculpture DepictingThree Bacchanalian Putti, shown with two putti supporting a third who is stumbling forward, signed to base "B. Rougelet" with a short stepped plinth and later marbelized pedestal, marble and plinth ht. 25, pedestal 39 3/4 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Professionally restored foot to central putti, putti to the right side with professional restoration to repaired break to arm/one finger restored, loss to back side of tambourine. Otherwise in good overall condition, areas of surface grime, surface rough and slightly worn with some pitting to marble (some filled), see images. Plinth with some nicked losses to edge.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Pedestal, Plinth, Putto

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