Lot 66208: A FRENCH PATINATED BRONZE FIGURAL GROUP WITH MARBLE PED

Heritage Auctions

December 6, 2012
Dallas, TX, US

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Description: A FRENCH PATINATED BRONZE FIGURAL GROUP WITH MARBLE PEDESTAL AFTER MARIUS-JEAN-ANTONIN MERCIE: GLORIA VICTIS After Marius-Jean Antonin Mercié (French, 1845-1916), circa 1875 Cast by Ferdinand Barbedienne, Paris, France Marks: A. MERCIÉ, 783, F. BARBEDIENNE, FONDEUR PARIS, REDUCTION MECHANIQUE, A. COLLAS, BREVETE 36-3/4 inches high (93.3 cm) (bronze) The patinated bronze figural group of an armored winged figure of Victory holding aloft a slain young warrior grasping a broken sword, on round base inscribed GLORIA VICTIS. With four part columnar marble pedestal with rotating capital measuring 43-1/2" high. .
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