Lot 282: Eugene Quinton (d.1892). A 19th century French F. Barbedienne bronze figure of a classical archer, H.29in.
November 29, 2016
Lewes, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Eugene Quinton (d.1892). A 19th century French F. Barbedienne bronze figure of a classical archer, standing with a heron at his feet, signed in the bronze and dated 1888, H.29in.
Heavy verdigris and marks in places where the figure has been outside, knocks to the patination to the features of the arrows and the herons right wing, a few dents around the base, bow appears twisted but no evidence of damage.
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