Lot 450: Jules Moigniez (France, 1835-1894), Pheasant with Stoat
December 2, 2016
Hillsborough, NC, USALive Auction
second half of the 19th century, a large bronze sculptural group cast in several parts, signed on the base "J. Moigniez," with an incised "B" on the verso, with attractive warm golden brown patina.
13.75 x 13 x 6.5 in.
One of the great French animaliers, Moigniez first exhibited a larger version of this group at the Salon in 1864.
The Estate of Mr. & Mrs. Philip Michalove, Winston Salem, NC
Condition Report: The wooden base is loose.